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Drug agents raid Whitney Avenue home

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Albany Gang Unit, took down a drug operation on the 1400 block of West Whitney Avenue on Friday.

Officials served a search warrant at the location about 5:30 p.m. During the search, a small quantity of methamphetamine and more than two pounds of marijuana packaged for distribution was discovered. 

Firearms and more than $1,500 cash was also removed from the suspect, 31-year-old Charlie Bennett III.

Bennet was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1000 feet of a public park, possession of drug relate objects, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Investigators will continue looking into the source of the drugs seized in the raid.

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