Police made a significant drug bust at a house near Broad Street during the execution of a search warrant that led to the confiscation of various drugs and three arrests.
The operation was part of ongoing efforts to curb the distribution of drugs in the area, and on Friday, the Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team (MCSENT) took its efforts to the front door of a home on Charles Street.
On the scene, officers seized crack cocaine they say was being manufactured at the residence, but also recovered more than 200 ecstasy tablets, several dozen prescription narcotics like Oxycodone and Xanax, a half an ounce of powder cocaine, three grams of heroin, marijuana and just under an ounce of “Molly” — a pure, crystallized form of MDMA (Ecstasy).
Officers also seized $400 cash along with assorted jewelry and narcotics paraphernalia that were recovered from the scene.
Larenzo Warren, 32, and Brent Anderson, 39, were arrested for trafficking illegal drugs, possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
A third person, 20-year-old Jameela Smith, was also arrested for possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of controlled substance and second-degree possession of marijuana.
All of the arrested parties have had prior run-ins with local law enforcement, though Smith’s was far less serious. Warren and Anderson, however, both have previous convictions for drug-related offenses.
Correction: The original version of this article included a photo of a home on Charles Street that was not included in the MCSENT’s raid. The image was mistakenly pulled from Google Street View based on an address provided to Lagniappe and has since been removed.