Sheriff: Nine nabbed in Jackson County gambling bust

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - Jackson County investigators served a search warrant at a building in the 6000 block of Frederick Street in Moss Point.  What they reportedly found in the Wednesday raid included gambling equipment, a large amount marijuana, pills, cash and bootlegged movies.

Nine Jackson County residents were arrested.  Eight of them now face misdemeanor gambling charges.  Two of the suspects were also charged with marijuana possession.

Specifics about the raid have not been released.  Neither has an exact address of the building reportedly used as a gambling house.

The Narcotics Task Force of Jackson County, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Unit, and Jackson County deputies worked together on this case.

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