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More Than Two-and-a-Half Pounds of Marijuana Found During I-470 Traffic Stop

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One man is behind bars after a late night drug bust in Ohio County. On Wednesday night, around 11:15 p.m., police pulled over a car on Interstate 470 near the one-and-a-half mile marker for speeding.

The car was reportedly traveling at a speed of 75 miles-per-hour in a 55 mile-per-hour zone. During a search, police say they found more than two-and-a-half pounds of marijuana in the vehicle. As a result, 25-year-old Walter Brice Battle Jr., was arrested for intent to deliver. He has been housed in the Northern Regional Jail.