(The following is a press release from the Laurel Police Department.)
On 10-09-14 at approximately 1736 hours, Officers of the Laurel Police Departments Special Operations Team, Narcotics, CID and Patrol executed a search warrant at 1809 Pearl River Drive. Jonathan Darnell Jones (Black/Male, 23 years of age) and Damell Dmarquez Tillman (Black/Male, 19 years of age) were both arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. A juvenile suspect was also taken into custody when he pulled a handgun from his pants and dropped it as Officers arrived for the warrant. He is being referred to Jones County Youth Court. The Laurel Police Department would like to thank the citizens in that neighborhood that called in information about the suspicious activity and would like to encourage others to follow suit to LPD or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.