Spice bust in Ocean Springs

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - A Jackson County store owner is under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and more charges may be filed.

Jackson County Narcotics Task Force Commander Curtis Spears told WLOX News an undercover officer purchased "spice" from C&B Corner Store on Washington Avenue and Ponce De Leon Street.

Officers then obtained a search warrant and found more than 100 bags of spice and large amounts of drug paraphernalia.

The owner, Hai Minh Tran, 51, was arrested and clerk, Lien Thi Nguyen, 55, is expected to turn herself into police Friday morning.

Spears said felony charges will come pending crime lab results.

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