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Blue Mountain arrests

A man is behind bars in Tippah County, another in Benton County.

Posted: Apr. 23, 2018 10:24 PM
Updated: Apr. 24, 2018 8:56 AM

BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss.(WTVA) - A man is behind bars in Tippah County, another in Benton County.

It's a three-county investigation that may not be over.

Blue Mountain Police Chief Jim Taylor says it started last week with a checkpoint stop. A car search turned up drugs and a stolen gun from a home in Itawamba County.

During the course of the investigation, two more men have been arrested .

Cash and guns were confiscated .

"This is all kind of coming together. Some of those guns were stolen out of Itawamba County as well," Taylor said.

Chief Taylor says the investigation is still underway and they hope to make more arrests.

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