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County cracks down on drugs
by Zack Steen
Aug 12, 2017 | 2321 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Corinth man was one of six people arrested on recent drug charges.

The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department cracked down on drug use during a series a traffic stops.

Sheriff John Daugherty said his department has been “actively conducting traffic stops in the Tishomingo County and the traffic stops have resulted in several felony drug arrests.”

Among those arrested included 53-year-old Corinth resident Michael Masters.

Masters was apprehended on felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. His bond was set at $7,500 and he remains in jail.

The other five arrested on drug charges were Iuka residents.

Twenty-two-year-old David Watson was booked on a felony possession of a controlled substance charge, also for methamphetamine. His bond was set at $2,500. Watson is currently out on bond.

Forty-one-year-old Christopher Hutchings was arrested and officially charged with felony possession of controlled substance, methamphetamine. Hutchings’ bond was set by the Justice Court judge at $1,500 and he is currently in custody at the Tishomingo County Jail.

Christopher Vanbibber, 32, was also arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance, amphetamine. His bond was set at $10,000 and he remains in jail.

Forty-two-year-old Melinda Stubblefield was apprehended on a felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine charge. Her bond was set at $25,000 and she is currently out on bond.

Claudia Goss, 53, was also booked and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Oxycodone and morphine. Goss is out of jail on a $5,000 bond.

Daugherty said his department will continue to conduct more traffic stops in Iuka and Tishomingo County in the coming weeks.

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