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Deputy arrests Columbus men during traffic stop

Jamaris Howard (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office) Jamaris Howard (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office)
Durell Rutherford (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office) Durell Rutherford (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office)

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HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) – Harris County authorities tells News Leader 9 two Columbus, GA men were arrested during a routine traffic stop.

Around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, a deputy pulled over 20-year-old Jamaris Howard and 21-year-old Durell Rutherford on Interestate-185 South for speeding.

The officer determined that Howard had no license and smelled the odor of burning marijuana.

During a search,  the deputy found two bags of a leafy substance in the car – totaling to 905.14 grams, or almost 2 pounds, of marijuana.

The suspects, both from Columbus, GA, have been charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute.

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