Five Laurel residents arrested on weapons charges

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Five Laurel residents were arrested Thursday afternoon on weapons charges.

Police Chief Tyrone Stewart said the arrests were a result of several weeks of undercover operations. Stewart released the names today. The suspects are Antonio Scott, Timothy Jones, Christopher Fowler, Douglas Dixon, and an unnamed juvenile.

The raid took place at Shadow Woods Apartment Complex on Old Amy Road.

Stewart said over $10,000 worth of stolen weapons were recovered. Stewart also said the arrests are expected to clear up several burglaries in Jones and Jasper county.

Police will hold a news conference Friday morning.

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