Nacogdoches PD traffic stop results in felony drug arrest, seizure of 2.2 lbs. of weed

Nacogdoches PD traffic stop results in felony drug arrest, seizure of 2.2 lbs. of weed

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Following a traffic stop early Friday morning, Nacogdoches Police officers arrested at 27-year-old man on a felony possession of marijuana charge after a search of his vehicle allegedly turned up more than two pounds of marijuana.

Michael Green, of Wilmer, Arkansas, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a state-jail felony possession of marijuana between four ounces and five pounds charge. His bail amount was set at $15,000.

According to the arrest affidavit, a Nacogdoches Police officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3400 block of South Street at about 1 a.m. Friday. When the NPD officer went to talk to the driver, he noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

The officer asked Green if he had marijuana in the vehicle, and he allegedly admitted to having two pounds of the drug. A search of the vehicle turned up to 2.2 pounds of marijuana.

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