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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Valdosta

Marijuana found during search of vehicle. (Source: VPD) Marijuana found during search of vehicle. (Source: VPD)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

A man has been arrested on multiple charges after a traffic stop in Valdosta Wednesday.

According to the Valdosta Police Department, Cameron Venus, 26, was pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt.

When Venus was stopped, the officer noticed a strong marijuana order coming from the car.

After a search of the car, several items were found including:

  • Over 370 grams of Marijuana with an estimated street value of $7,671
  • Multiple drug paraphernalia items that are commonly associated with the production and distribution of narcotics
  • A .380 caliber pistol

Venus was arrested and transported to the Lowndes County Jail.

He is being charged with several counts:

  • possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute (felony)
  • possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime (felony)
  • possession of tools during the commission of a crime (felony)
  • possession of THC oil (felony)
  • safety belt required (misdemeanor)

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