According to a press release from the Amory Police Department, Arsenio West, 27, of Amory was arrested and charged with sale of a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine); possession of a weapon by a felon; possession of a stolen firearm; possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine); and possession of a controlled substance (Hydrocodone pills).
All drug charges are enhanced by firearm possession and within 1,500 feet of a church.
West is also charged with child abuse for allowing a child's presence at a drug possession/sale. Bond to be set by a Monroe County Justice Court Judge. West is being housed in the Amory City Jail.