1 charged after Marion Co. drug seize

1 charged after Marion Co. drug seize
The Marion county sheriff's department and narcotics task force seized 6 1/2 pounds of marijuana, a handgun and a long gun./Photo credit: MCSD
The Marion county sheriff's department and narcotics task force seized 6 1/2 pounds of marijuana, a handgun and a long gun./Photo credit: MCSD

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - One man is behind bars after the Marion County Sheriff's Department and Narcotics Task Force made a drug seize on Wednesday.

The sheriff's department issued a search warrant for William Denard Peters at a residence on Mississippi Avenue in Columbia.

Authorities seized 6 1/2 pounds of marijuana, a handgun and a long gun.

Peters was charged with substance possession of marijuana (over 30 grams/less than 250 grams).