USM student reported missing arrested on drug charges - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

breaking

USM student reported missing arrested on drug charges

Faizin Tahir/Photo credit: Lamar County Jail Faizin Tahir/Photo credit: Lamar County Jail
Loretta Myers/Photo credit: Forrest County Jail Loretta Myers/Photo credit: Forrest County Jail
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A USM student reported missing has been arrested on drug charges, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department. Two other arrests have been made in Hattiesburg as well.

On Wednesday and Thursday, HPD, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department, Forrest County Sheriff’s Department, METRO and DEA arrested Faizin Tahir and charged him with the sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (ecstasy). 

A missing person’s reported was filed for Tahir on Friday around lunchtime, according to The Student Printz. Tahir is a graduate student at Southern Miss.

William Robinson III was also arrested and charged with the sale of a controlled substance (meth).

Authorities arrested Loretta Myers and charged her with conspiracy to sale of a controlled substance (meth).

The investigation is ongoing, and details are limited at this time.

If anyone has information, contact HPD at 601-544-7900 or Metro Crimestoppers at 601-582-7867. 

Copyright 2017 WDAM. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Lumberton Aldermen vote to end police chief's suspension, fire city clerk

    Lumberton Aldermen vote to end police chief's suspension, fire city clerk

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-02-23 03:38:18 GMT
    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night. (Photo source: WDAM)The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night. (Photo source: WDAM)

    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night.  On Monday, WDAM reported that the Lumberton Police Department said Chief Shane Flynt had submitted his resignation and that Phillip Ducksworth was serving as the interim police chief. Mayor Quincy Rogers would not comment on the issue.  According to a city official, Flynt was suspended and submitted his resi...

    More >>

    The Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted to end the suspension of the police chief and fire the city clerk during a special-called meeting Thursday night.  On Monday, WDAM reported that the Lumberton Police Department said Chief Shane Flynt had submitted his resignation and that Phillip Ducksworth was serving as the interim police chief. Mayor Quincy Rogers would not comment on the issue.  According to a city official, Flynt was suspended and submitted his resi...

    More >>
  • Columbia students "Riding for Hope" to help cancer victim

    Columbia students "Riding for Hope" to help cancer victim

  • Lamar Co. Superintendent warns of spreading social media threats

    Lamar Co. Superintendent warns of spreading social media threats

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-23 01:22:33 GMT
    The Lamar County School District says safety and security for students is always a priority for all schools in the district. (Photo source: WDAM)The Lamar County School District says safety and security for students is always a priority for all schools in the district. (Photo source: WDAM)

    An increased police presence was visible at Sumrall High School on Thursday morning due to a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>

    An increased police presence was visible at Sumrall High School on Thursday morning due to a social media post posing a threat.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly