5 in custody following multiple drug arrests in Hancock Co.

5 in custody following multiple drug arrests in Hancock Co.
(Photo source: HCND)
(Photo source: HCND)

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Multiple people in Hancock County are in jail following two separate drug arrests.

On Aug. 11, four people were arrested after police found 3 ounces of meth and distribution paraphernalia at a home in the 3000 block of Road 371. Annette Davis, Alex Green, Michael Cuevas - all of the Kiln - and Jennifer Craft of Bay St. Louis were charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Deputies have issued a warrant of arrest for the homeowner, Brent Ladner. Ladner is currently in jail in St. Tammany Parish for cruelty to animals, aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, and operation of a clandestine lab.

Three days later, the Hancock County Narcotics Division found 60 marijuana plants at a home in the 6100 block of E. Grenada St. Wayne Slusser of Slidell was arrested and charged with cultivation of marijuana.

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