Convicted felon accused of selling meth near Laurel church

Convicted felon accused of selling meth near Laurel church
Marcus Lang is charged with sale of a controlled substance within 1,500 feet of a church and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (Source: Laurel Police Department)

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - A convicted felon is facing charges for allegedly dealing methamphetamine near a church and illegally possessing a gun.

Police Chief Tommy Cox said Marcus J. Lang, 32, was arrested when narcotics officers served a search warrant at a home on Martin Luther King Avenue on Thursday morning.

Cox said Lang, of Laurel, is charged with sale of a controlled substance within 1,500 feet of a church and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Lang was booked into the Jones County Jail where he is being held on a $35,000 bond.

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