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Man arrested for drug trafficking in Corinth

James Wimsatt | Photo: Corinth PD

A man faces a drug trafficking charge after police found drugs in a Corinth residence.

Posted: Jul. 30, 2018 4:34 PM

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) - A man faces a drug trafficking charge after police found drugs in a Corinth residence.

On Friday, July 27, Corinth police executed a search warrant at a house on Gaines Road. This was part of a six-month investigation.

Officers arrested James Wimsatt as he left the residence.

Police say they found approximately 4.6 ounces of meth at Wimsatt's residence. They also found two small baggies of marijuana and an AK-47 rifle.

Police say Wimsatt is a convicted felon and currently has a pending indictment for felony possession in connection to an April 2017 arrest.

He has been charged with drug trafficking. His bond was set at $25,000.

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