December 15, 2021

Pike County man arrested on drug charges

Therese Apel

A Pike County man is in custody after police allegedly found drugs in his vehicle.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, and Mississippi Highway Patrol conducted a safety checkpoint at the intersection of Hwy 51 and Wardlaw Rd.

While conducting the safety check point deputies made contact with Johnathan Buie. During the interaction with Buie, deputies noticed Buie had several vehicle infractions.

Deputies located narcotics in the vehicle. Johnathan Buie is charged with Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamines), Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (THC Wax), Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana), Improper Operating Equipment, No Tag Lights, and DUI.

Bond was set at $60,000.

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