Marijuana operation worth $10M discovered in Jefferson Davis County

JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Law enforcement officers discovered a large marijuana operation in Jefferson Davis County.

The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents tell WJTV their office received a tip about marijuana growing near Prentiss.

Authorities flew a helicopter over the area and found five fields of marijuana. They said this $10 million operation spreads over four to six acres.

Agents said this is the biggest operation they’ve seen in the state in the last 35 years.

They also found an underground bunker, a swimming pool and living quarters. The investigation is ongoing.

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