Marion County deputies seize large amount of marijuana

Marion County deputies seize large amount of marijuana
Photo credit: Marion County Sheriff's Department
Photo credit: Marion County Sheriff's Department

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Marion County Sheriff deputies, along with agents, arrested one suspect and seized a large amount of marijuana Friday.

After the sheriff's office served a search warrant at a house on Conner Street in Columbia, agents found marijuana, scales, bagging materials, cash and a marijuana plants growing inside the residence.

According to the sheriff's department, one suspect was arrested on multiple charges including possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute within 1500 feet of a school or daycare and six counts of manufacturing of a controlled substance.

The investigation is ongoing.