Authorities: Drugs found in Hinds County deputy’s patrol car

Published 9:24 am Friday, February 24, 2017

RAYMOND (AP) — Authorities say they found drugs inside the patrol car of a Hinds County Sheriff’s Department interdiction officer.

The sheriff’s office said in a news release Thursday that undisclosed amount of drugs were found in Larry Taylor’s patrol vehicle on Tuesday. The 31-year-old is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Taylor was a part of the interdiction unit, which deals with interstate crimes and is responsible for a large number of drug busts on the interstate. He was fired after his arrest.

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Investigators did not release further details about the drugs.

It is unclear whether Taylor has an attorney.