Washington Co. man arrested on drug charges after bust at motel

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday, June 7, 2013

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (WRDW) -- A man has been arrested after investigators found a pound of marijuana in a Washington County motel room.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office went to the Motel Clinton in Sandersville, Ga., on Friday after receiving an anonymous tip. After searching the room, they found $5,000 in cash, a set of digital scales and 1 pound of marijuana.

Marcus Demetrius Jefferson, 28, of Sandersville was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of more than 1 ounce of marijuana, possession of marijuana near a park or recreational facility and use of communication facility in committing or facilitating the commission of a felony.

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