Rienzi man arrested on controlled substance charges

By NEMS Daily Journal

On Friday morning, Prentiss County Sheriff Department Deputies arrested Phillip Joseph Austin,29, of 20 South Front Street Rienzi and charged him with Possession of Controlled Substance (OXYCOTIN).

The arrest came about after a traffic stop on CR 7450.

His bond was set at $10,000. He was released on bond the following day.

The case in being handled by the Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Officer and North Mississippi Narcotics Unit.