Prentiss County authorities make drug arrest while another in process

By Press Release

Prentiss County authorities were attempting to arrest another individual on an arrest warrant and inadvertently made a drug arrest of another person.
Ricky Lee Price 26 of 633 Martin Luther King Drive Baldwyn was arrested.
“Deputies entered the home searching for another individual that we had a warrant on,”Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said. “We didn’t find that subject we were hunting, but did discover enough in the home that led to us obtaining a search warrant for the residence.”
Narcotics Investigators and Deputies executed the search warrant and discovered Cocaine, Marijuana and a Firearm.
Price was on ISP (House Arrest) and was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
He has since been taken into custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections and transported to one of their facilities.