Sheriff: Convicted felon arrested after drugs, guns found in Biloxi home

Sheriff: Convicted felon arrested after drugs, guns found in Biloxi home
Authorities say the street value of the drugs found - which include cocaine, crack, and marijuana - is in excess of $25,000. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - A Biloxi man is facing felony charges after authorities reportedly found drugs and guns in his home.

Convicted felon Norman Cook, 43, is charged with three felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute for the cocaine, crack and marijuana. He is also charged with one felony count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Norman Cook, 43, is charged with three counts of possession with the intent to distribute for cocaine, crack, and marijuana and one felony county of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Norman Cook, 43, is charged with three counts of possession with the intent to distribute for cocaine, crack, and marijuana and one felony county of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Narcotics agents with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics were executing a search warrant at a house on Brown Street in Biloxi on Tuesday, say authorities.

During that search, agents reportedly found three ounces of cocaine, 14 grams of crack cocaine, three pounds of high-grade marijuana, and assorted paraphernalia that indicated drug distribution. Two semi-automatic pistols and an assault rifle were also found, said officials.

Authorities say the street value of the drugs found - which include cocaine, crack, and marijuana - is in excess of $25,000. Assets worth over $100,000 were also seized by agents, said authorities.

Cook is being held at the Harrison County Jail in lieu of a $200,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert J. Fountain

Copyright 2020 WLOX. All rights reserved.