October 27, 2014 at 8:11 PM CDT - Updated July 25 at 12:45 PM
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man who was being sought bypolice last week is now in custody.
According to the LaurelPolice Department, Christopher Lovett, 37, turned himself in Monday morning. Policesaid Lovett is connected to a drug bust that took place on North 3rd Avenue Tuesdaywhere approximately 6.5 pounds of marijuana and a .44 caliber hand gun wereseized.
Lovett is charged with conspiracy to commit acrime, money laundering, two counts of possession of a controlled substancewith intent to distribute and weapon possession by a felon.