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Driver asleep at wheel; arrested for crack


APD says a man fell asleep at the wheel of his car in the middle of an Albany intersection just before 6:00AM today.

A citizen called police after seeing 33-year-old Earl Mayberry asleep inside his car at Jefferson Street and 7th Avenue, having slept through several light changes.

Officer went to the scene and tried to arouse Mayberry, which they finally did. Searching his car, they found a plastic bag containing what appears to be crack cocaine.

Mayberry is facing Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute and Impeding Traffic charges.

The case has been turned over to the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit for further investigation.

Mayberry was taken to the Dougherty County Jail.



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