1 jailed, 2 sought after high-risk warrant leads to drugs, money, weapons in Hub City

1 jailed, 2 sought after high-risk warrant leads to drugs, money, weapons in Hub City
Source: HPD
Ronald Youngblood. Source: HPD
Ronald Youngblood. Source: HPD
Renando Esters Sr. Source: HPD
Renando Esters Sr. Source: HPD
Renando Esters Jr. Source: HPD
Renando Esters Jr. Source: HPD

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hub City man is behind bars in connection to a high-risk warrant that led authorities to illegal drugs and money, and two others are being sought.

Hattiesburg Police and the Forrest County Metro Narcotics unit executed a high-risk search warrant on Heiddle Street on Sept. 28, according to Hattiesburg Police Lt. Latosha Myers-Mitchell.

"Upon conducting the search, agents recovered a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, a handgun, a scale and several thousand dollars," said Myers Mitchell.

Ronald Youngblood, 28, was arrested on Tuesday Oct. 3, on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance (meth) in connection to the original search warrant.

Active warrants have been issued for two other people, which police say are involved in the investigation.

Renando Esters Sr., 44, is wanted for trafficking a controlled substance (meth), he also goes by the name "Pickalo".

His son, Renando Esters Jr., 27, is also wanted by authorities for trafficking a controlled substance (meth), and he goes by the name "Lil Cutty".

Agents with the DEA, FBI, and Forrest County Sheriff's Department also assisted with the investigation.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, contact Hattiesburg police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP.