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Bond set for three charged in Jones County marijuana grow operation

Jeffery Williams and son Christopher Williams during initial appearance. Jeffery Williams and son Christopher Williams during initial appearance.
Melissa Wells, 38, making initial appearance. Melissa Wells, 38, making initial appearance.
Bond set for three charged in Jones County marijuana grow operation. Bond set for three charged in Jones County marijuana grow operation.
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Three Jones County residents made their initial appearance Wednesday before Judge David Lyons.

Jeffery Williams, 37, and his 19-year old son Christopher Williams each had a bond set at $100,000 for their charges of manufacture of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Alleged girlfriend of Jeffery, Melissa Wells, 38, had a bond set at $10,000 for manufacture of marijuana.

According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, the three individuals were involved in a marijuana growing operation. All were arrested Monday after a search warrant executed at 331 Sharon Moss Road led deputies to the discovery of the operation.

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