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Last updated on Wednesday, January 13, 2010
(COLUMBUS, IN) - An Illinois man was arrested early Tuesday for possession of several bags of marijuana.
Police say that a traffic stop on Interstate 65 resulted in authorities allegedly discovering the bags of marijuana.
27-year-old Lorenzo H. Hicks of Melrose Park, Illinois was pulled over for speeding when officials detected the odor of burnt marijuana, according to the sheriff's department.
At first, a small amount of marijuana was located in a cigar box on the floorboard with a similar amount found in the center console.
Police also discovered seven small individual plastic bags containing marijuana on the driver, according to the sheriff's department.
Hicks was arrested on a preliminary charge of dealing marijuana.
Therepublic.com contributed to this article.
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