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Huge Drug Bust At Pilot Truck Stop

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On March 24, the Jackson Vice & Narcotics K-9 Interdiction Unit along with the DEA/ HIDTA Drug Task Force sized over 233 bundles of marijuana at the Pilot Truck Stop on South Gallatin Street in Jackson.

Arrested were Kendrick Applewhite, 38, of Stafford, Texas and Steven Davidson, 26, of Houston, Texas.

They were arrested on a drug charge of Possession of Marijuana Over A Kilogram With Intent To Distribute.

Recovered were 233 bundles of marijuana were found in several boxes that were labled "California Oranges". The bundles were tightly wrapped with plastic along with some type of oily chemical substance.

The weight of the marijuana was 256 pounds, estimated at a street value of $315,000.00.

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