Tishomingo man arrested on drug charges

A Tishomingo man has been arrested on drug charges.

Posted: Dec 26, 2018 2:42 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 9:51 AM

IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Tishomingo man has been arrested on drug charges.

Sheriff John Daugherty says Roberto Lamont Spencer, 43, was arrested during a traffic stop.

He says a deputy noticed drug paraphernalia in Spencer's vehicle and placed him under arrest.

When taking him into custody, deputies apparently found methamphetamine.

Daugherty says while being booked into jail, Spence apparently attempted to hide more methamphetamine but was caught by an officer.

He is charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence.

Spencer's bond was set at $10,000.

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