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December 17, 2018

Meth and Cash Seized During Traffic Stop

A Tennessee man was arrested with 12 pounds of methamphetamine and more than $11,000 cash after a traffic stop and chase along US-74 Wednesday morning.

A Deputies got into a chase with Bell after he pulled away from the traffic stop and then ran into a wooded area where he was arrested.

Bell was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substances, flee to elude arrest, reckless driving to endanger, resisting a public officer, possessing drug paraphernalia, and identity theft.

The sheriff’s office says Bell remains in the Jackson County Detention Center under a $300,000 bond.

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