HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Pass Christian man is behind bars after Harrison County Sheriff's deputies say he was found with 97 grams of synthetic marijuana on Kiln Delisle Road.
Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said Byron Lee Cuevas, 18, is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
Brisolara said deputies pulled over a 1981 Buick Oldsmobile on Kiln Delisle Road on Tuesday for an equipment violation. Officials say Cuevas was a passenger in that car.
Brisolara said deputies found 97 grams of spice, plastic bags and a digital scale in the car during a consensual search. Deputies say Cuevas claimed sole ownership of the spice, bags and scale.
Brisolara said Cuevas was taken to the Harrison County Jail where he is being held on a $10,000 bond.