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Traffic stop in Newton County results in arrests

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Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 10:31 am

Officers with the Newton County Sheriff’s Department say that what started out as a routine traffic stop on Thursday near Burkeville resulted in the arrest of two local men.

Deputies said that during the stop, which occurred on Highway 87, a significant amount of marijuana, along with drug paraphernalia and an open alcohol beverage container was found in the vehicle the two men were traveling in.

The driver of the vehicle, Harvey D. Davis was charged with possession of controlled substance and his passenger Terrell W. Lee was charged with violating the open container law.

At last word, Davis had been released from jail after making arraignments to post bail.