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Hattiesburg man facing 2 additional felony charges

Byron Smith was charged Wednesday with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a...
Byron Smith was charged Wednesday with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.(Hattiesburg Police Department)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 9:39 AM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man who already had a warrant issued for his arrest found himself in the Forrest County Jail facing two extra, drug-related charges.

Byron Smith, 49, was arrested shortly after 3 p-m. Wednesday after Hattiesburg police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1000 block of North 28th Avenue.

According to the Hattiesburg police, officers seized 546 ecstasy pills and a rock of methamphetamine weighing just more than 29 grams during the arrest,

Smith, who had an active warrant through Forrest County. was charged with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

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