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Pike County deputies arrested a man on multiple drug charges for trying to smuggle contraband into the county jail.

PIKE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Investigators said Marcus Martin was arrested on September 7, 2020.

Martin has been charged with five counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, three counts of misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, malicious mischief over $1,000 (felony), contraband items/possesses in jail (felony), and attempted to introduce contraband to a prisoner (felony).

Deputies said some of the contraband included cell phones, narcotics, and other items. This is an ongoing investigation.

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