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Men face drug charges in Clay County

(L-R): Bell, Townsend | Photo: Clay County Jail

Christopher Bell, 28, and William Townsend, 56, were arrested.

Posted: Aug 31, 2018 2:53 PM

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - Two men face drug charges in Clay County.

Christopher Bell, 28, and William Townsend, 56, were arrested.

Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott says this was the result of a joint operation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, West Point police and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.

Scott says a large amount of narcotics were confiscated after a search warrant was executed at 176 West Half Mile, Apartment 6 in West Point.

Agents seized 10 grams of cocaine and a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and paraphernalia.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has a hold on Townsend.

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