Picayune man arrested for heroin possession

Published 1:51 pm Saturday, May 7, 2022

Picayune Police officers arrested a Picayune man after he after he ran a stop sign and was allegedly found to be in possession of heroin.

According to a departmental release, 27-year-old Guage Hannon Norman, of 157 Shorty Burgess Rd., was pulled over on May 3, after he was observed running a stop sign at the intersection of Interstate 59 and Highway 607.

During the stop, the officers could see Norman moving around the vehicle in a manner consistent with reaching toward the passenger side floorboard.

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After asking him to exit the vehicle and gaining permission to search the vehicle, the officers located a clear bag containing a green rock like substance suspected to be heroin.

He was then arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and disobeying a traffic control device.