Clay County man arrested faces new drug charge

A Clay County man already facing a drug charge is under arrest again, facing a new charge.

Christopher Avant

Clay County deputies stopped 35-year-old Christopher Avant Sunday on Walker Sanders Road in western Clay County.

They found one pound of marijuana with a street value of about $1,600.

Sheriff Eddie Scott says narcotics investigators charged Avant with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.

He’s in the Clay County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond. Scott says Avant also has a hold for a drug-related charge in Desoto County.

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is assisting in the case.

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