Arrested on multiple drug charges in Gulfport

Herring

On December 28, 2022, the Gulfport Police Department arrested 26-year-old male Rashid Mequel Herring and charged him with one count of Possession of a Weapon After Felony Conviction, one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, and two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Pharmaceuticals.

Arthur Lamar Durr, a 32-year-old male, was charged with one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, and two counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Pharmaceuticals.

On December 28, 2022, the Gulfport Police Department Anti-Crime Unit served a search warrant at a residence located in the 3600 block of 19th Street after an ongoing narcotics investigation.

A search of the residence was conducted and Detectives seized multiple individual bags of cocaine, a large quantity of marijuana, an assortment of pharmaceuticals, multiple AR-15 style rifles with high-capacity magazines, a hunting rifle, and a handgun.

Through the course of the investigation, it was discovered Herring is a convicted felon and was currently on parole through the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Judge Patano set Herring’s bond at $850,000 and Durr’s bond at $800,000. After being processed, Herring and Durr were transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center to be held in lieu of their bonds.

The Gulfport Police Department would like to thank the community for their assistance in this matter and for helping to make our city safer together.