Hattiesburg Police arrest man with illegal narcotics and firearms

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – On Monday, the Hattiesburg Police Department arrested a man with a variety of illegal narcotics, after responding to a domestic violence call.

According to HPD, 36-year-old Chris Laird was arrested at his home on Chalmett Place. He was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm, and one (misdemeanor) count of simple assault-domestic violence.

During the arrest, officers seized three rifles, a shotgun, magazines, and assorted ammunition, as well as a variety of illegal narcotics, as well as crystal meth and ecstasy.

Laird was booked in to the Forrest County Jail.

Forrest County Sheriff’s Office, and the Metro Task Force assisted in the arrest.

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