Over 400 lbs of marijuana seized in Collins

Over 400 lbs of marijuana seized in Collins
Posted at 1:31 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 13:31:00-04

COLLINS, MS (WDAM) - An anonymous tip from the community led to the seizure of over 400 pounds of marijuana in Collins on Wednesday.

“We got a phone call from a concerned citizen that they smelled marijuana in the area of a storage facility in the city of Collins,” Collins Police Chief Joey Ponder said. “We went to the location to check it out and got a K9 to make a few rounds around the facility, and he hit on the drugs.”

Ponder added that they obtained a search warrant around noon Wednesday and gained entry into the locker/storage unit.

“We confiscated the drugs, and we do have a suspect in the case,” Ponder said.

The investigation is ongoing, according to Ponder. 

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