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Corinth Woman Allegedly Had 55 Grams of Meth, Sheriff Says


A Corinth woman was allegedly found in possession of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine as well as other drugs on Monday, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell.

The suspect, Paula G. Russell, was driving north on U.S. Highway 45 when she was stopped by Alcorn County Deputy Riley Jeter for a traffic violation, a sheriff’s office news release stated.

Russell, 34, was found in possession of a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and 10 hydrocodone pills, the news release added.

Russell was then arrested and transported to the Alcorn County Jail where a search uncovered approximately 55 grams of meth concealed on her person, the release said.

She was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and was held in county jail awaiting bond.

One Comment

  1. John H. John H. January 30, 2019

    Favorite of the Alcorn Country Catch and Release program.

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