JCSD makes large drug bust

JCSD makes large drug bust

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Sheriff's Department made a significant drug seizure Thursday that removed approximately 180 lbs. of marijuana from being distributed in Jones County.

The bust happened around 11:45 a.m. The marijuana was located on a vehicle, according to authorities.

The approximate street value of the drugs is $180,000 - $200,000. A suspect is in custody, details are not being released at this time. according to JCSD.

"Whether drugs are coming into or driving out of Jones County, it is so very important that we take control and remove them, period. This bust put a big dent in someone's distribution, but our work continues, daily," said Sheriff Alex Hodge.