8 kilograms of heroin seized in Rankin Co.

September 16, 2013 8:12:13 AM

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PEARL -- Rankin County authorities say they made a major heroin bust after a traffic stop on Interstate 20. 

 

WLBT-TV reports that eight kilograms of heroin, worth approximately $1 million, was seized around 7 a.m. Saturday 

 

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey says the heroin bust could be among the largest in state history. Two men are in custody and charged with possession of a controlled substance. 

 

Authorities say the bust was a joint effort between Pearl police and the Rankin County Sheriff's Departments.