Coronavirus curfew violation leads to meth arrest in Vicksburg

Franklin Barrett, 53
Franklin Barrett, 53(Vicksburg Police Department)
Updated: Mar. 27, 2020 at 4:16 PM CDT
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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WLBT) - A man is now behind bars for meth possession after a traffic stop in Vicksburg.

It happened around 4 a.m. Friday on North Frontage Road.

Vicksburg police stopped the man for violation of curfew, which was put in place to combat the spread of coronavirus.

During the stop, officers found methamphetamine and Franklin Barrett, 53, of Crystal Springs was taken into custody.

Barrett was charged with one count of possession of meth and bound over to the Warren County Grand Jury on a $40,000 bond.

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