Drug charges land Alpharetta man back in court



MILTON, Ga. – A man leaving court on drug charges was found to have marijuana in his car Nov. 11.

Police pulled over Christopher Pridgen, 21, of Sunfish Bend, Alpharetta, after he was allegedly spotted driving on Deerfield Parkway without wearing a seatbelt. When the officer spoke to Pridgen, a smell of marijuana allegedly came from the car. Pridgen said he was coming from Milton’s City Court, located on Deerfield Parkway. He had appeared facing possession of marijuana charges.

Inside the car was found a small amount of pot in a baggie along with a glass pipe.

Pridgen was arrested for possession of marijuana and driving without a seatbelt.

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