Suspicious barge package under investigation at Natchez-Adams port

Published 6:23 pm Sunday, May 5, 2024

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NATCHEZ — Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten has warned people to stay clear of the Adams County port area as an ongoing investigation into a suspicious package on a barge is under way.

Heavy official presence and boats from multiple agencies are at the Adams County port.

“Stay clear of this area,” Patten said. “We are investigating a suspicious package on a barge.”

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The size and contents of the package are unknown at this time.

This story will be updated when more details are released.