Man charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon

A Lucedale man is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Darrell Lawrence was arrested April 19th with the Lucedale city limits after a traffic stop of the car he was driving lead to the recovery of drugs and a weapon.

Agents with the Southeast Mississippi Narcotics Task Force assisted the Lucedale Police Department with the traffic stop violation near Evon’s Trailer Park in the 18000 block of Highway 26 W.

Lawrence is in custody at the George County Regional Correctional Facility with a $3,000 bond for each charge.

An initial hearing was held before a George County Justice Court judge and Lawrence received a commercial bond of $3,000 for each charge.

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