8 kilograms of heroin seized in Rankin Co.

September 16, 2013 8:12:13 AM



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.