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Athens man arrested on possession, manufacturing charges

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Joe Whitt faces manufacturing and possession charges. (Source: Athens PD) Joe Whitt faces manufacturing and possession charges. (Source: Athens PD)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens police arrested a man Sunday night after a traffic stop when an officer found evidence of meth.

The officer stopped the vehicle on Jefferson Street for a traffic violation. In the car, the officer found a 2-liter bottle with a white residue believed to be that of methamphetamine.

Another container found in the vehicle contained several hypodermic needles.

Joe Kenneth Whitt was charged with unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance.

Whitt was booked at the Athens Police Department and then transferred to the Limestone County Jail.

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