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Nacogdoches traffic stop results in marijuana seizure, three arrests

NACOGDOCHES, August 2, 2013--Three men are in custody in Nacogdoches and are charged with felony possession of marijuana.

Willie Whiteside, of Indianapolis, IN, was operating a 2003 Lincoln Navigator in the 5000 block of Northwest Loop 224, when he was stopped by a Nacogdoches Police K-9 officer for a traffic violation.

Officers established probable cause to search the vehicle, and 17.5 lbs of marijuana was located in the rear of the vehicle.

The driver and two passengers, Frederick Dillard and Charles Davis, all of Indianapolis, IN, were arrested and charged with possession of a marijuana, a felony of the third degree.

Bond has not yet been set for any of the three.

The street value of the drugs seized this morning is estimated to be in excess of $22,000.00.

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