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K9 unit discovers drugs during traffic stop

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Source: Decatur Police Department Source: Decatur Police Department

Two men were arrested on drug possession charges following a traffic stop in Decatur.

Decatur Police stopped a car for reckless driving at the intersection of Point Mallard Drive and Regency Boulevard on Thursday. During the stop, a canine officer detected the presence of drugs in the vehicle.

Officers discovered digital scales with marijuana residue and sandwich bags inside the car, along with large amounts of pot that had been packaged for resale.

Police arrested the driver of the car, Hernando Perez Orr, Jr., and a passenger, Xavier Oneal Jones. Orr and Jones were both charged with first-degree marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Orr was also charged with reckless driving.

Both men were taken to the Decatur City jail and will be transported to the Morgan County Jail.

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