Albany traffic stop leds to drug arrests
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A traffic stop led to two men facing drug charges, according to the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit (ADDU).
It happened on Dec. 17 when law enforcement stopped a vehicle with dark tinted windows on West Oakridge and Hemlock drives.
“During the traffic stop, the investigator smelled a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the inside of the vehicle and both the driver and passenger were asked to exit the vehicle,” ADDU officials said in a release.
The vehicle was searched and over 1 pound of marijuana, a handgun and a digital scale were seized.
Maurice Walker, 47, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Kenneth Kent, 46, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools during the commission of crime, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime and window glazing/tint violation.
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