Amory man charged with possession of controlled substance

An Amory man has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance (heroin), according to a press release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. James Patrick Chaney, 25, was stopped Friday,

Chaney

Chaney

March 1 on Highway 6 by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit for a traffic violation. The Monroe County K-9 unit was deployed to the scene where officers found several grams of heroin and a syringe inside the vehicle.

Chaney was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (heroin). Chaney was serving a prior house arrest sentence Mississippi Department of Corrections for a sell of controlled substance in Oktibbeha County.

 

 

 

About Ray Van Dusen

I've been with the Monroe Journal since Aug. 2009 as a staff writer, but took the role as news editor in late 2012. I'm always looking for interesting story ideas from around Monroe County. You can reach me via email at ray.vandusen@journalinc.com.