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Gulfport Police target drug possession in Tuesday night sweep

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Gulfport Police made two felony, and nine misdemeanor arrests during a roundup Tuesday night. Most were for marijuana possession.

One felony arrest was for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine or pharmaceutical drugs. The other arrest was for a probation violation. 

The misdemeanor arrests included seven people accused of possessing marijuana, one charged with possession of cocaine base, and a bench warrant for one person who didn't show up in court. 

A total of eight warrants were served as part of an on going effort to battle Gulfport's criminal subculture.

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