Deputy pulls over car that almost hit him & makes marijuana bust
DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – A Whitfield County deputy may have disrupted a Georgia to Tennessee drug connection in self defense.
Deputy Chalres Meadors was traveling north on I 75, when a car next to him came into his lane and almost hit him.
So he pulled the car over for failing to maintain a lane.
The deputy said he smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
He found 15 pounds in the trunk, with a value of over $125,000.
The three people in inside the car were all charged with possession, trafficking and intent to distribute marijuana.
They are from Nashville, Antioch and Atlanta.
See attached news release, photograph of Deputy Charles Meadors with the seized marijuana, and mug shots of the three suspects arrested.