Members of the Mississippi Highway Patrol¹s interdiction unit seized five
pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on I-10 in Hancock County. The
stop was made just before 11:00 p.m., Friday, August 23rd.
³Our interdiction team has completed extensive, specialized training,² MHP
Colonel Donnell Berry said. ³They used those skills to discover the
marijuana in a hidden compartment in the suspect¹s late model Nissan sedan.²
Troopers arrested 19-year-old Ismael Cuevas of 451 Reiser Road in
Springfield, Georgia and 30-year-old Christina Denise Zaner of 2010 Whitaker
Street in Savannah, Georgia. Both were charged with possession of a
controlled substance with intent to deliver. They are being held in the
Hancock County Detention Center pending their initial appearance.