This marijuana was on the way to Jackson - - Jackson, MS

This marijuana was on the way to Jackson

OAKLAND, CA (Mississippi News Now) -

Friday morning, the TSA at Oakland International Airport, in California, discovered 81 pounds of marijuana in the checked luggage of a 26-year-old female passenger flying to Jackson.

As is common practice, the TSA notified the local Sheriff's Office of the discovery, who responded and took possession of the marijuana.

The passenger was subsequently arrested.

The TSA says they screen every bag placed on every airplane, whether taken as carry-on or checked with an airline.

No word yet of the identity of the the passenger.

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