LAUREL, Miss. (AP) – Authorities are investigating after they say a family’s dog in Jones County brought home a large bag of marijuana.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that narcotics deputies were dispatched to a home on Saturday.
The homeowner told deputies that his dog came home with a bag that he initially thought was garbage. However, after inspecting the bag, the homeowner found that it contained a leafy substance that smelled like marijuana.
The dog’s name is Miley.
Authorities say they recovered about a pound of marijuana. It is not known where the dog got the bag from.
According to Allyson Knotts with the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, the marijuana was valued at $1,000.