Warrant executed for drug raid in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Metro Narcotics

Metro Narcotics executed a search warrant at Piedmont Apartment, in Hattiesburg, MS.  Metro recovered 5.5 ounces of Powder Cocaine, 1/4 cookie of Crack Cocaine, and bulk U.S. Currency inside the residence.

Metro arrested James Edward Porter for PCS(Powder Cocaine) with Intent with 1500 ft of a church and PCS(Crack Cocaine) within 1500 ft of a church.

The church is Word of Faith Christian Center at 2111 Country Club Rd.  Porter is a known gang member.  These was a lengthy investigation by Metro Narcotics that lead to Porter's arrest.