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7 pounds of marijuana, gun seized by Kemper County deputies

Kemper deputies with 7 pounds of marijuana and seized firearm.
Kemper deputies with 7 pounds of marijuana and seized firearm.(WTOK)
Published: Sep. 21, 2020 at 10:46 AM CDT
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KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - The Kemper County Sheriff’s Department made a big drug bust late last week.

Sheriff James Moore says deputies were working a traffic detail on Highway 39 N when they pulled over a black Porsche.

Moore says Orlando Bourrage, 46, was arrested after deputies discovered seven pounds of high-grade marijuana and a gun inside the car.

Orlando Bourrage
Orlando Bourrage(Kemper County Sheriff's Dept.)

Moore says the suspect paid around $3,000 per pound and that the overall value is much higher on the street.

Officials say seven pounds of marijuana and a gun were found inside the suspect's car.
Officials say seven pounds of marijuana and a gun were found inside the suspect's car.(Kemper County Sheriff's Dept.)

Bourrage is charged with trafficking a controlled substance.

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