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Search warrant leads to several pounds of meth in Covington County

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COVINGTON COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A high-risk search warrant at a Covington County home ended with one man behind bars and several pounds of drugs seized.

On Sunday afternoon. Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents with the assistance of the Mississippi Highway Patrol SWAT team raided a home on Virgil Road, just off Highway 84 in Covington County.

According to sources with the Bureau of Narcotics, more than three pounds of methamphetamine were seized during the search warrant.

Multiple people were detained during the execution of the search warrant, however only one person was arrested.

Agents searched multiple vehicles as well as in and around the home for several hours.

The male that was arrested during the search warrant was taken from the scene in police custody, at the request of the agency; his name is not being released at this time.

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