Laurel man charged with multiple drug charges

Laurel man charged with multiple drug charges

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Thursday the Laurel Narcotics Division executed a search warrant in the 800 block of Woodbury Avenue where they arrested 55-year-old Carl McClendon.

During the search, officers recovered approximately 40 grams of crack cocaine, 6 grams of methamphetamine, and 120 grams of marijuana packaged to sell.

Agents also recovered two handguns at the scene.

McClendon is being charged with possession of cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana with intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm, all within 1500 feet of a church.

He will also face the charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

McClendon remains behind bars in the Jones County Jail and will have his initial bond hearing on Monday.