North MS man charged with drug trafficking near church

A north Mississippi man has been charged with numerous felonies, including drug trafficking, possession of a firearm and other drug possession charges. They were enhanced due to him being within 1500 feet of a church. 

According to the Booneville PD:

On 12/08/2018, a Booneville patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a misdemeanor traffic offense on South Lake Street. The driver was identified as Phillip Isaiah Grizzard, 27 of Booneville. Investigation during the stop led to the discovery of a felony amount of methamphetamine, a felony amount of cocaine, and a stolen firearm.

Mr. Grizzard was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance (methamphetamine) enhanced with a firearm and being within 1,500 feet of a church, felony possession of cocaine, and possession of a stolen firearm. His bond was set at $75,000.00. This case will be presented to the Prentiss County Grand Jury.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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