City man jailed on meth charges

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 5, 2010

Police on Friday arrested a Vicksburg man wanted in connection with two earlier drug arrests.

Shavis Roop, 22, 2060 Redbone Road, was charged with possession of precursor chemicals for manufacturing meth, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said.

Roop was being held in the Warren County Jail without bond. He was on hold for the Mississippi Department of Corrections, Stewart said.

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Stewart said police were looking for Roop Wednesday when they arrested Jason Tarnabine, 29, 1313 Division St., and Forrest Beard, 20, 12000 Freetown Road, who were booked into the jail on the precursor charge.

Beard and Tarnabine are out on a $5,000 bond each.