Mill Spring man charged with nine felonies

Published 8:14pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mill Spring man last week on nine felonies that included several drug charges and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Jeffrey Scott Brittain, 49, was charged with felony trafficking opium/heroine, felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance, felony possession with intent to manufacture sell and deliver a schedule VI controlled substance, three counts of felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance, felony possession of a firearm by a felon, misdemeanor simple possession of schedule III controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, according to sheriff reports.

Sheriff’s officers said Brittain was arrested on Friday, Jan. 11 where they discovered approximately ½ ounce of methamphetamine, more than one pound of marijuana, three marijuana plants and more than 100 prescription pills.

Brittain was given a $20,000 bond, according to sheriff’s office reports.

- information provided by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

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