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Traffic stop lands Myrtle man behind bars for drugs

Bradley Scott Rutledge | Photo: Union County Jail

A man has been charged with illegal drug possession with intent to distribute.

Posted: Aug 6, 2018 12:59 PM

UNION COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A man has been charged with illegal drug possession with intent to distribute.

Bradley Scott Rutledge, 26, of Myrtle was stopped by Union County deputies Sunday afternoon.

He was arrested on misdemeanor charges, then booked into the county jail.

There, corrections officers found 26 grams of ICE, confirms Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards.

Edwards says Rutledge has felony warrants in Benton County for credit card fraud. He will be handed over to Benton County law enforcement when he makes bail in Union County.

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