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4 pounds of pot, $8,000 seized in drug raid

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Drug agents said they arrested a man and seized nearly 4 pounds of marijuana and $8,000 in cash during a raid.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Team and the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit made the arrest Tuesday.

A.D.D.U. Commander Major Prurince Dice said he got a tip on a tan Honda Accord possibly traveling through Albany, and going to Lee County in possession of a large quantity of marijuana.

They arrested 33-year-old Medrith Jackson. Agents said he was a major drug supplier in the community.

Jackson was charged with purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution, or sale of marijuana, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Agents also said more arrests were possible.

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