FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — If you’re going to break the law, you should probably be aware of your surroundings.
On Jan. 10, Deputy Donald Warney and K9 Zion were sitting in the parking lot of Waffle House at 965 W. Lanier Ave. in Fayetteville, when K9 Zion indicated he detected drugs nearby.
Warney got out of his patrol vehicle and could smell marijuana.
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Warney noticed a Chevrolet Tahoe in the parking lot emanating a strong odor of marijuana.
As Warney approached the Tahoe, the driver opened the door and exited the vehicle.
According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, the driver admitted to recently smoking marijuana and that he was dealing with a pending distribution charge for marijuana.
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Warney searched the vehicle and recovered 144 grams of marijuana in 10 plastic bags.
The driver was arrested.
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