Petal drug raid nets three

Petal drug raid nets three

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Three people face drug charges after a Friday afternoon drug raid on West 4th Avenue in Petal.

Four people were inside the road at the time of the raid by Petal Police and members of the Metro Crime Unit. The police and the Petal K-9 unit searched the house and  property and initially took four people into custody.

Maurice Johnson of Petal is charged on a felony warrant with the sale of a controlled substance, selling heroin with-in a 1500-feet of a church. Angie Smith and Stephanie Keys are charged with misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

Petal Police say it was help from neighbors that led to the arrests.

A 4th person in the home was questioned and released at the scene.