PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A Booneville woman is accused of not cooperating with Prentiss County deputies, resulting in a meth arrest.
The incident happened on July 11 sometime near 11:30 p.m.
Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar says a deputy was investigating a report of a suspicious woman walking on County Road 3501.
A deputy located the woman walking on the side of the road. The woman was identified as Jennifer Rice Kennedy, 50.
Tolar says Kennedy began acting nervous, and a deputy noticed a silver-colored object sticking out of Kennedy's clothing.
When asked to remove the object, Tolar says a struggle ensued.
Kennedy was reportedly trying to dispose or destroy evidence, which was revealed to be meth, Tolar stated.
Following her arrest, she was taken to the county jail where a corrections officers discovered more of a controlled substance, Tolar stated.
As a result, she was charged with possession of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence and failure to comply with a law enforcement officer.
She has since been released on bond.
Her case will be presented to the next Prentiss County grand jury.
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