Belmont man charged with meth possession

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Bill Sartain is charged with the possession of meth.

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 3:48 PM

IUKA Miss. (WTVA) – Tishomingo County deputies arrested a Belmont man on a drug charge following a traffic stop.

According to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department, 30-year-old Billy “Chad” Sartain was arrested on Tuesday, December 19.

Billy "Chad" Sartain | Photo: Tishomingo County Jail

The traffic stop happened at the intersection of Highway 25 and County Road 23 for failing to stop at a stop sign.

During the stop, deputies saw scales in the passenger-side seat of the vehicle.

A further search turned up meth, as well as some pipes.

He was officially charged with the felony possession of a controlled substance. His bond was set at $3,000.

The sheriff’s department says Sartain is currently out on a previous felony bond for the same offense.

His case will be presented to the next available grand jury.

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