Man arrested for aggravated marijuana trafficking in Jackson


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police arrested a man on aggravated marijuana trafficking charges.

According to investigators, officers intercepted the package this week, which resulted in a search warrant. Officers said they recovered a rifle, four pounds of marijuana, edible THC candies and vapes. The drugs have an estimated street value of $24,000.

Police arrested Philip Johnson, 32, for aggravated marijuana trafficking and possession of marijuana within 1,500 feet of a church.

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