Eleven pounds of marijuana is off the streets of Laurel. Before daybreak Friday, police ICE Team officers made a routine traffic stop that landed a man in jail. Desmond Bell, 39, of New Orleans was charged
Chief Walter Martin says Laurel police fought crime to its lowest level in years. The city recorded three murders, all solved with arrests made. Investigators closed the books on several cold cases from the past. And LPD made the largest drug bust in its history.
Three brothers from the Mount Olive area are behind bars without bond on charges of dealing in drugs and illegal dog fighting. Kelvin Feazell, 27, Terrence Feazell, 23, and Willie Feazell, 29, "moved a lot of dope to a lot of people," says Smith...
Drug charges have been filed against a Hattiesburg businessman who is also Forrest County's assistant coroner. Charles Killingsworth, 57, was booked at the Forrest County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance over a kilo with intent to distribute.
Police arrested 29-year-old Sigmund Lewis after serving a search warrant at his home. Authorities say they seized crack and marijuana, along with more than $15,000 in cash, four cars, and two handguns.
Lamar County authorities say they seized 227 pounds of marijuana on Interstate 59 Sunday morning after two officers pulled over a van for a moving violation. The drugs had an estimated value of $160,000.