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Pot, firearm, ammo, cash found in attic

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - Marijuana buried on a city street in Thomasville was only one of the finds during a weekend drug arrest.

Drug agents got a tip that marijuana was being sold at 906 North Hansell Street. They set up surveillance and saw several people come and go from the home.

Police say 20-year old Jonathan Cole threw down a bag of pot in the backyard than went inside. Agents followed and found the owner, Alfonso Walden, coming out of the attic. "We found over 1,300 dollars in US currency hidden in the attic. We also found multiple .380 rounds of ammunition. We also found another bag of marijuana," said Narcotics Commander Kevin Lee.

They also found a semiautomatic handgun and a set of scales Agents then found 44 grams of marijuana buried in a nearby dirt road.

Cole and Walden are charged with marijuana possession with intent to distribute. Walden, who is on probation, is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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