Monteagle Man facing Charges after he’s arrested in Manchester

James Fredrick Jenkins, 47 of Trussler Road, Monteagle was arrested March 8 on multiple drug charges in Manchester.
Jenkins was charged with third offense of driving on revoke/suspended license, possession of drugs in a drug free zone, manufacturing/delivering/selling/possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamines and tampering with or fabricating evidence/destruction of evidence by Manchester Police Officer Daniel Ray.
According to an arrest warrant, Jenkins was stopped by officers and as he was getting out of the vehicle he had a beer in his hand. He was observed digging in the ground and found to be trying to bury something. When the officer approached the man Jenkins tried to conceal a plastic bag containing 11 grams of meth.
A check of his driving status revealed he was driving on the revoked/suspended license.
Jenkins was booked into the Coffee County Jail under a bond of $77,000 and is to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court March 28.