Earnest Sims, 36, is facing drug trafficking and gun charges after Hattiesburg police and other law enforcement agencies searched a home on Phoenix Circle.
Law enforcement conducted the search warrant on Thursday, May 5, around 7:00 a.m.
Officers reported to find 62 grams of crack cocaine (cookies), a sawed off shotgun, a handgun, a 2015 Buick Lacrosse, a 2020 Icebear ATV scooter and $5,122.
Sims was charged with trafficking a controlled substance (crack cocaine), possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) while in possession of a handgun and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
He was booked into the Forrest County Jail.
The investigation is ongoing.
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