Drug arrest

On Thursday, January 10th at approximately 6:15pm, a Deputy made a traffic stop on Hwy 528 in Bay Springs. During this traffic stop, approximately three pounds of marijuana was discovered. Justin Lee Patterson and Shatoria Monique Porter were both arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, tampering with evidence and trafficking of controlled substance. Both are being held in the Jasper County jail and their bond will be set at a later date by Judge Marvin Jones.