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Eight men charged in Pearson bust

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PEARSON, GA (WALB) –We now more Thursday night about eight men arrested by federal agents in a marijuana bust in Pearson yesterday afternoon.

These men are charged with trafficking marijuana.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents followed a truck from a suspected drug deal in the Harvey's shopping center in Pearson.

They seized 50 pounds of compressed marijuana in the back of the truck at Fussell Mobile Home Park.

Atkinson county authorities found a small amount of marijuana in a car involved in the deal.

Authorities believe all eight suspects are in the country illegally.

They placed immigration holds on the men.

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