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Columbus man arrested in Hogansville after traffic stop; over 90 pounds of marijuana seized

(Source: City of Hogansville) (Source: City of Hogansville)
HOGANSVILLE, GA (WTVM) -

A Columbus man is facing several charges following a traffic stop in Hogansville Tuesday night.

Derrick A. Jackson, 34, is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and cocaine. He was also cited for driving on a suspended driver’s license and suspended registration.

Jackson is in the Troup County Jail.

The traffic stop happened shortly before 7 p.m. as a Hogansville police officer was running a radar on Interstate 85. The officer ’s license plate reader alerted him to the car Jackson was driving which had a suspended registration.

Police seized over 91.5 pounds of marijuana and nearly two pounds of cocaine during the traffic stop.  It was also determined that Jackson was driving with a suspended license.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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