2 busted for drugs during traffic stop; Hinds County deputies confiscate 8 pounds of pot

Marijuana confiscated is street valued at $20K

Photo: Hinds County Sheriff's Department

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Two people are busted for pot during a traffic stop in Hinds County.

Deputies said they arrested 36-year-old Thaddeux Lamar Jackson and 40-year-old Christopher Earl Tuten. They are charged with trafficking of a controlled substance.

They two were pulled over during a traffic stop on I-20 near Edwards Wednesday before noon.

Deputies said they found eight pounds of marijuana in the trunk of the vehicle. The pot is street valued at $20,000.

The two men were taken to the Hinds County Detention Center in Raymond.


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