GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Thursday, the Gulfport Police Department arrested and charged Merrill Potter, 37, and Sarah Bowers, 38 with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana. Both are from Gulfport. The arrest comes after police responded to a domestic dispute between Potter and Bowers in the 100 block of Cherry Court. Police say while investigating the dispute they became aware of several marijuana plants growing inside of the residence. Police say a detective assisted in the investigation. Both individuals were arrested.
Bond was set at $20,000 each. Both were processed and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.