Two arrested on drug charges

By Web Staff – email

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – Two people were arrested after a bust by the special operations unit of the police department.

Investigators said they investigated the situation for several months before carrying out the operation on Rueben Street.

Once inside the home, officers found nearly a pound of marijuana, valued at almost $3,000 and $2,000 in cash.

Jamaica Benton and Billy Benton were taken into custody and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

They are being held in the Muscogee County Jail and will appear in court Monday morning.

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