Man arrested for felony possession of marijuana

by Wes Mayer

A man suspected of distributing marijuana was arrested by Coweta County deputies Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:30 p.m., Sgt. Jeff Bugg with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a vehicle for traveling 15 miles over the speed limit near the intersection of Turkey Creek Road and Highway 16, said Lt. Col. Jimmy Yarbrough with the sheriff’s office. According to Yarbrough, when Bugg approached the driver, identified as Julian Alexis Delgado, 20, he detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Sgt. Justin Thompson also arrived on scene, Yarbrough said, and after searching the vehicle, a plastic baggie containing approximately one ounce of marijuana was found in the front seat. Deputies then found a glass jar in the back seat containing around two and a half ounces of marijuana, small plastic baggies, a glass pipe and digital scales. $300 in cash were also found in Delgado’s possession.

Delgado was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and speeding, and was transported to the Coweta County Jail.



More Local

Ceremony held for new safety complex

Key leaders in Georgia and Newnan gathered at Newnan’s new public safety complex to commemorate its opening with a ribbon-cutting cere ... Read More


Package turns out to be harmless

Unity Elementary evacuated Thursday

Unity Elementary School in Luthersville was evacuated Thursday after “a suspicious package” was observed on the school grounds. ... Read More


Construction continues on Lower Fayetteville

The construction on Lower Fayetteville Road is bringing more lane closures because of problems with the soil on the south side of the projec ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Public hearing on Bridgeport Tuesday

The rezoning public hearing for the Bridgeport industrial development on U.S. 29 between Newnan and Moreland will be held Tuesday before the ... Read More


Benghazi

CIA security operator in Newnan for book tour

This week, Cowetans got the opportunity to discuss the 2012 Benghazi attack with a true expert on the subject, one of the private security c ... Read More

‘First Love’ getaway contest

Jackon’s high school ride part of museum exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s special exhibition, Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country, has been extended ... Read More