Longtown Man Arrested With 71 Grams Of Meth, Authorities Say

Monday, May 7th 2018, 12:14 pm
By: News On 6

A Pittsburg County man was arrested after deputies said they found drugs, paraphernalia and more at his home. Erickson Ward was arrested when Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office and District 18 Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant in the 70 block of Seneca Springs in Longtown on May 3, 2018.

Authorities discovered about 71 grams of methamphetamine, about a pound of marijuana, digital scales, a pistol, surveillance equipment and a police scanner, PCSO said in a Facebook post.

Ward was booked on complaints of methamphetamine trafficking, possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute, maintaining a dwelling to sell drugs, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a police scanner for illegal purposes and use of surveillance equipment while in the commission of a felony.

His bond was set at $25,000 which he later posted, PCSO said on its Facebook page.