Stop sign in Alpharetta leads to drug arrest

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Failing to stop at a stop sign Dec 16 landed an Atlanta man in jail on drug dealing charges.

Police reported Freddie Edward Wright, III, 41, of Atlanta, was driving on Main Street when he failed to stop at the stop sign neat Pine Grove Drive. He was pulled over and the officer reported smelling marijuana in the car. A K-9 was brought in and confirmed there were drugs in the car. Inside the glove box police found two plastic containers containing dozens of small baggies of marijuana. Another container was fond in the back seat. A back pack in the trunk held hundreds of empty baggies and a scale.

Wright was arrested for possession with intent to distribute and failure to stop at a stop sign.

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