February 18, 2022

Hattiesburg police seizing weapons while arresting convicted felons

Therese Apel

Hattiesburg arrests" James Green III and Anthony McCarty

On Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, Hattiesburg Police arrested two convicted felons in possession of weapons, in two different incidents.

James Green III, 48, of Hattiesburg, was arrested around 3:15 p.m. in the 400 block of Mable Street, after a traffic stop, and was charged with one count of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Officers seized a handgun during the arrest.

Anthony McCarty, 38, of Hattiesburg, was arrested around 5 p.m. in the 6400 block of Highway 49, after a traffic stop, and was charged with one count of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Officers seized a large knife during the arrest.

Green and McCarty were booked into the Forrest County Jail.

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