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Man arrested in Albany drug bust

During the search, over four pounds of cocaine and over 2 ounces of heroin were seized. Over...
During the search, over four pounds of cocaine and over 2 ounces of heroin were seized. Over $49,000, an AK-47 assault rifle and a 9mm handgun were also seized.(Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit)
Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 1:37 PM EST
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A man was charged in connection to a drug bust at an Albany hotel, according to the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit.

Charles Lawson, 46, was charged with trafficking cocaine, two counts of possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The drug unit said a search warrant was executed at the EconoLodge on Dawson Road on Monday.

During the search, over four pounds of cocaine and over two ounces of heroin were seized. Over $49,000, an AK-47 assault rifle and a 9mm handgun were also seized.

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