||MHP arrests Tennessee man on drug charges
ALCORN COUNTY, Miss. — Mississippi troopers arrested a Tennessee man on drug charges after working in Alcorn County for the Memorial Day weekend.
MHP says they conducted a traffic stop Sunday on Michael Johnson, 35, of Endville, Tennessee for apparently traveling at 118 mph in a 65-mph zone along Highway 72.
After an investigation, authorities say they found Johnson in possession of more than 7 grams of alleged crystal meth and a small amount of marijuana.
He was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and traffic violations.
MHP also seized a 2005 Ford Mustang and nearly $4,000 in cash during the investigation.
Johnson was in the Alcorn County Jail awaiting bond Tuesday morning.
The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics assisted with the investigation.