Over 30 marijuana plants discovered at Covington County home

COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Over 30 marijuana plants were discovered by Covington County authorities Tuesday.

Sheriff Ben Ford and his deputies acted on a Crimestoppers tip which led them to a residence on Sunset Road outside of Collins. The plants were discovered growing in the ground behind a house and near some shrubs.

No one was arrested as the homeowners were not present. Authorities plan to make an arrest soon.

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