Narcotics task force arrests 3 in Forrest County

Narcotics task force arrests 3 in Forrest County
The task force seized vape pens, edibles, methamphetamine, a vehicle, two handguns and more than $11,000 during the three arrests. (Source: Forrest County Sheriff's Office)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Metro Narcotics Task Force and the Mississippi Department of Corrections arrested three people in the Pine Belt Tuesday on drug charges.

During the three arrests, the task force seized vape pens, edibles, methamphetamine, a vehicle, two handguns and more than $11,000, according to the Forrest County Sheriff’s Office.

A Seminary woman, 20-year-old Kierstin Lowery, was arrested in Petal and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Two Hattiesburg residents were also arrested in the Hub City on drug charges.

Audian Caston, 28, was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute with an enhancement for being in proximity of a school or church and two counts of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Shanotia Burkett, 29, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Kierstin Lowery was arrested in Petal. Audian Caston and Shanotia Burkett were arrested in Hattiesburg.
Kierstin Lowery was arrested in Petal. Audian Caston and Shanotia Burkett were arrested in Hattiesburg. (Source: Forrest County Sheriff's Office)

All three suspects were booked into the Forrest County Jail.

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