Florida couple charged in Mississippi with smuggling 'spice'

January 8, 2013 

BILOXI, Miss. - Police arrested a Florida couple Monday on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after they were found with several garbage bags filled with synthetic cannabinoids also known as spice, authorities said.

James Dakota Edgar and Emily RaeJean Davidson were stopped in the westbound lane of Interstate 10 near mile marker 42, Biloxi police investigator David Elliott said.

During a search of the vehicle, officers found seven large black garbage bags containing multiple types the illegal drug, he said.

The drugs weighed about 244 pounds and had a street value of about $1 million, Elliott said.

Edgar and Davidson were taken to Harrison County jail on bond of $500,000 each set by Justice Court Judge Bruce Strong.

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