MT. VERNON – 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. She 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 in 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.