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Mayor's Son Arrested After Police Find Over 3 Pounds Of Pot

Last updated on Friday, December 7, 2012

(LOGANSPORT) - An Indiana mayor’s son was arrested on Wednesday after police officials said they found three pounds of marijuana in a car.

Indiana State Police officials said they pulled over a car for a traffic violation and discovered the marijuana. Jeremy Franklin, 31, and Edward Prince, 28, were both arrested on preliminary felony charges of possession and dealing a controlled substance.

24-Hour News 8's news partner, the Pharos-Tribune , reports that Franklin is the son of Logansport Mayor Ted Franklin.

The traffic stop and arrests happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 24, east of Monticello.

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