Four arrested in hemp theft

Kenneth James Wambles

Coffee County investigators working with the Opp Police Department arrested four men in connection with the theft of industrial hemp on Nov. 13, according to a Coffee County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Zachary Douglas, Jacob Blue, Kenneth James Wambles and David Wayne Hutchison were all arrested and charged with first-degree theft of property, according to the release.

The industrial hemp was allegedly taken from a rural area of Coffee County, according to the release.

The four were taken to the Coffee County Jail after their arrest on $7,500 bond, according to the release.

The CCSO said additional investigations into industrial hemp thefts are ongoing at this time and future arrests are expected.

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