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Monroe County officers intercept large amount of meth

Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Department

Monroe County officers intercepted a large amount of methamphetamine before it could hit the streets.

Posted: Dec 9, 2019 2:53 PM

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Monroe County officers intercepted a large amount of methamphetamine before it could hit the streets.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, narcotics officers intercepted 6.11 pounds of methamphetamine on Friday.

Officers estimate its street value to be approximately $60,000 to $80,000.

An informant provided information that led to the seizure, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

However, the Department is not providing further information at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

No arrests have been made in this case, confirmed interim Sheriff Curtis Knight. 

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