GAUTIER, Mississippi — A Biloxi man was arrested Wednesday in Gautier after agents with the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team found several methamphetamine labs in his vehicle, authorities said today.
Stephen Nichols, 35, was arrested and charged with manufacturing a controlled substance (meth), possession of precursor chemicals, generation of hazardous waste and prescription forgery.
On Wednesday, the Gautier Police Department and agents with the SMMET responded to the Walgreen’s Pharmacy at 2601 U.S. 90 in reference to a forged prescription.
While investigating the complaint, agents located several 1-pot methamphetamine labs and chemicals used for the manufacture of methamphetamine inside Nichols’ vehicle.
Anyone with information on drug activity in Pascagoula, Gautier or Moss Point is encouraged to contact the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team at 228-938-6667.