Gulfport man arrested after spice allegedly found in home

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A 26-year-old Gulfport man faces drug charges following the arrest of a high schooler who allegedly brought synthetic cannabinoids, also known as spice, to school on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

After an interview with the juvenile authorities discovered that synthetic cannabinoids were possibly being stored and sold at a residence on Knox Street.

When officials arrived at the residence of David Cole Schwers Sr. they reportedly found 3.5 pounds of synthetic cannabinoids, 65 pounds of organic herbs, manufacturing equipment/chemicals and packaging materials.

Schwers was arrested and charged with the manufacture of a controlled substance, synthetic cannabinoids and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver synthetic cannabinoids. Schwers was booked and taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Facility and held on a $200,000 bond.

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