MT. VERNON MAN FACING METH DELIVERY CHARGES

Bail has been set at $30,000 for a 33-year-old Mt. Vernon man charged Friday in Jefferson County court with multiple counts felony methamphetamine possession and delivery.

Mt. Vernon police arrested Mark A. Twiggs Thursday following an ongoing operation by Mt. Vernon PD investigators with confidential buys reportedly being made January 23 and March 22 that each resulted in Class 2 felony charges of delivery of less than 5 grams of meth.

Another buy on January 15 resulted in a Class 2 felony charge of possession of narcotics. Twiggs was found in the possession of meth at the time of his arrest, resulting in an additional charge for Class 3 felony possession of less than 5 grams of meth.

Twiggs is next scheduled to appear in court June 5 for a preliminary hearing and first appearance with his court appointed counsel. A bond review hearing is scheduled for Tuesday.