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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust in Beckley

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BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A routine traffic stop leads to a drug bust in Beckley on Thursday.

It happened on South Kanawha Street near the University of Charleston Beckley campus around 11:30a.m.

According to Lt. David Farley with the Beckley Police Dept., the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana on Aaron Hannah, 35. When the driver was asked about this, he admitted to having some marijuana in a backpack which was laying in the back seat floor.

Nearly seven pounds of marijuana was seized with a street value of about $7,000.

Hannah was arrested and charged with intent to deliver marijuana.

Corporal Adam Jones and Patrolman Joey Hunter handled the traffic stop, investigation, and arrest.

 

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