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1 arrested, 1 sought in LPD investigation

Jeremy Scott Young Photo credit LPD Jeremy Scott Young Photo credit LPD
George Hosey Jr. Photo credit LPD George Hosey Jr. Photo credit LPD
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -  This is a news release from the Laurel Police Department

On 10-20-14 at approximately 1743 hours, Officers of the Laurel Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 1024 Front Street.  

Officers recovered two weapons, one being a handgun and one being an assault rifle during the search. 

Through further investigation, the weapons were linked to two suspects who are convicted felons.  

On 11-06-14, George Hosey Jr. (Black Male / 38 years of age) was arrested and charged with Ex-Con in possession of a Firearm and Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.  Hosey will have his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal court on 11-07-14.  

The second suspect being sought has been identified as Jeremy Scott Young (White/Male, 25 years of age) of Sandersville. Young is currently wanted for Ex-Con in Possession of a Firearm and Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.  

Any information as to the whereabouts of Jeremy Scott Young may be forwarded to LPD or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP. Officer Layne Bounds is the lead investigator in this case.    

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