Several pounds of marijuana found hidden in car in Polk Co., deputies say

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Polk County Drug Bust

COLUMBUS, NC (WSPA) – Deputies arrested a Massachusetts man after they say they found several pounds of marijuana hidden in a car after a traffic stop in Polk County, Tuesday.

Devin Lamar Newman (From: Polk Co. Sheriff's Office)

28-year-old Devin Lamar Newman of Pittsfield, MA is charged with Possession with the Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says deputies saw stopped a vehicle that they say was being driven in an erratic manner.

Deputies say they became suspicious of the driver and K9 Rento was called to sniff the vehicle and indicated the presence of drugs.

A search of the vehicle turned up several pounds of marijuana, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Newman was arrested and has since been released on bond.

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