Hattiesburg operation leads to 46 arrests

46 criminals have been arrested as a result of “Operation Shark Tank” in Hattiesburg.

The multi-day joint operation led by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, with Hattiesburg Police, Forrest County Sheriff’s Department, Metro Narcotics, MDOC, MBN, FBI, DEA, and other federal agencies led to 46 arrests.

In addition to the arrests, the operation resulted in the seizure of 14 guns and several forms of illegal drugs.

The operation ran from April 26 to May 4 and consisted of an increased number of officers located throughout the city.

Listed below are the suspects arrested and their charges:

Kimberly Adcock, 42, possession of a weapon by convicted felon

Deontrae Barnes, 19, possession of a stolen weapon

Byron Barnes, 33, possession of a controlled substance (cocaine)

Derrick Benoit, 23, receiving stolen property (warrant)

Altorion Betts, 26, drive-by shooting, criminal street gang activity

Carl Blackstone, 60, probation violation

Lester Brown, 48, probation violation

Ashley Cameron, 37, probation violation

Warren Clinton, 44, probation violation

Christopher Dobson, 40, possession of a controlled substance (meth)

Andrew Ducksworth, 51, possession of marijuana

Nikarra Duncan, 41, possession of a controlled substance (cocaine)

Gerald Fairley, 42, probation violation

Jonah Garraway, 29, probation violation

Daryl Glenn, 39, possession of marijuana

Adam Hall, 23, possession of a controlled substance (meth)

Felicia Hall, 47, possession of a controlled substance

Shareeka Hill, 24, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest

Isaiah Jackson, 26, simple assault (warrant)

Floyd Keys, 52, aggravated assault, disorderly conduct

Howard Lewis, 62, possession of stolen weapon

Jerry Little, 60, possession of a controlled substance (warrant)

Lorenza Luvene, 33, receiving stolen property

Melvin McClendon, 56, possession of a controlled substance (meth)

Vontarius Moncree, 28, possession of a controlled substance (x6) (meth)

Aleisha Morgan, 33, possession of controlled substance (warrant)

Freddie Nelson Jr., 24, possession of a controlled substance

Michael Norman, 39, conspiracy to sell controlled substance

Christopher Roberts, 37, conspiracy to sell controlled substance (2), probation violation

Angela Rodgers, 56, possession of a controlled substance (meth)

Candace Saba, 35, possession of paraphernalia, disorderly conduct

Antonio Smith, 23, probation violation

Sabrina Sullivan, 39, forgery/uttering

Marquell Swilley, 23, possession of a controlled substance with enhanced penalty for weapon

Tabarkus Mark, 18, possession of stolen weapon, possession with intent to distribute marijuana

Christopher Thompson, 35, probation violation

Tyland Walker, 21, court order warrant

Michael Walters, 31, probation violation

Christopher Wheeler, 17, (juvenile) possession of marijuana (misdemeanor)

Cheyenna Witt, 21, aggravated domestic violence

David Housley, 26, probation violation

Vincent Sandifer, 18, possession of a stolen weapon, fugitive other jurisdiction

Adrian Barnes, 19, possession of a stolen weapon

Dalvin Taylor, 20, possession of a stolen weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon

Courtney Mason, 26, possession of a stolen weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon

Shaquille Minor, 22, probation violation

For the mugshots of many of those who have been charged, check out the Hattiesburg PD’s post.