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Prentiss County roadside stop lands man in jail for drugs

Scotty Joe Bridges | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Dept.

The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department arrested Scotty Joe Bridges.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018 3:34 PM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A roadside safety checkpoint lands a man in jail on a drug charge.

On Monday, October 29, the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Department arrested Scotty Joe Bridges for possession of a controlled substance (meth), enhanced while in possession of a firearm.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says the checkpoint happened on County Road 4001.

Bridges’ bond was set at $5,000.

He is also being held for the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Department.

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