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Police: Co-Lin football coach and student arrested on drug charges

James Scales Source: Co-Lin James Scales Source: Co-Lin
WESSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Copiah Lincoln Community College football coach and a student were arrested after being caught in a car with marijuana.

Safeties Coach James Scales, III was arrested on Tuesday after police pulled him over and found him in possession of marijuana.

According to Wesson Police Chief Chad O'Quinn, Scales was charged with possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle. Since his arrest, Scales bonded out at $500.

Police say 19-year-old Eric Grossley, reportedly a student at Co-Lin, was in the car with Scales at the time. Grossley was also arrested and charged with possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle.

He bonded out and both will appear in court on October 27.

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