A manhunt is currently underway in Delta County. Local law enforcement including the Delta County Sheriff’s officers, Game Wardens as well as Hopkins County – providing assistance – are in search of suspects involved in the production of a “substantial
field of marijuana” growing near Farm to Market Road 71 and the Sulphur River.
Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith informed the search began around noon Saturday.
UPDATE: The search continues at 6 p.m. with the assistance of drug dogs and DPS helicopter surveying the area.