Two Suspected Drug Dealers Charged, Released on Summons

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JACKSON-On Saturday afternoon, Jackson Police Officer Michael Kelly conducted a motor vehicle stop with a 2005 Lexus on Cross Street for observed violations. While speaking with the driver and passenger, the officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Police Officer Joseph Pante arrived on scene to assist and a search was conducted of the vehicle which led to the recovery of marijuana, crack cocaine, a digital scale and approximately $7,000.00 in cash. A 23 year old and a 25 year old male were placed under arrest and charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, intent to distribute marijuana and intent to distribute cocaine. They were charged on summons complaints and released pending a court appearance.

Police did not release the names of the suspects.

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