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Traffic stop turned drug bust in Marion County

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A traffic stop has landed one man in jail on several drug charges.  A Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped 30-year-old Jeffrey Clarke for a tint violation.  The deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana and saw a plastic bag hanging out of Clarke’s pocket.  While searching the car, deputies uncovered cocaine, pills and about 10 pounds of marijuana valued at $3,980.  Clarke was charged with Possession of more than 20 grams of Marijuana with Intent to Sell, Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell and Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription.  Clarke says the marijuana was his.

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