Houston man found with 210 pounds of pot in MS

Henry Jackson, 67, was taken into custody after authorities founda stash of pot in his trunk during a traffic stop.

September 21, 2010 9:24:55 AM PDT
Mississippi authorities say a motorist from Texas was found with about 210 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car in a traffic stop near Gulfport. The Sun Herald reports a Harrison County deputy stopped the eastbound motorist on a careless driving charge on Interstate 10 Saturday night.

Investigators say the marijuana was concealed inside burlap bags used for cattle feed.

Sheriff's officials identified the motorist as 67-year-old Henry Jackson Parker Jr. of Houston.

He was booked at the Harrison County jail early Sunday on a charge of possession with intent to distribute.

It was not immediately known whether Parker has an attorney.