Bail Set at $500k for Mississippi Woman Arrested by MVPD in Connection With ISP Drug Investigation

Bail Set at $500k for Mississippi Woman Arrested by MVPD in Connection With ISP Drug Investigation

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail was set at $500,000 Monday in Jefferson County Court for a 35-year-old Mississippi woman arrested Friday by Mt. Vernon police in connection with an ISP investigation.

Brandi Tate was arrested just before 2 p.m. Friday when Mt. Vernon officers conducted a traffic stop on her vehicle near 14th and Main in Mt. Vernon.

Tate was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of Controlled Substance Trafficking, Manufacture/Delivery of Fentanyl, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.

Tate was charged Monday in Jefferson County Court with Class X felony controlled substance trafficking and Class X felony manufacture with the intent to distribute more than 900 grams of fentanyl.

She’s next scheduled to appear in court on August 25 for a preliminary hearing and a first appearance with her court appointed attorney.

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