Jackson, MS (WLBT) - A local attorney and his wife are in jail on drug charges.
On Tuesday, Brandon Police arrested Jeffrey Knight. Police went to the attorney's Brandon home to serve a warrant on violation of a city ordinance. They detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the house. And once inside, officers found four ounces of hydroponic marijuana.. That is high-grade substance that sells for $400 dollars an ounce. Police say Knight admitted to selling marijuana. He and his wife, Darcy Knight are charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, and a gun possession charge. Both appeared in court Wednesday. Their bond is set at $75,000 dollars each and the cases have been bound over to a grand jury.