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

NFL pro Ogletree provides meals to families

Newnan native and professional football player Alec Ogletree visited Newnan on Tuesday to give back to his hometown in time for the holiday ... Read More


City of Grantville

Councilmen warned for conduct, comments

Two members of the Grantville City Council were served with a cease and desist letter prior to their meeting on Monday. The letter was serve ... Read More


City of Grantville

Grantville awards contract to Garcia

Four months after coming aboard as police chief of Grantville, Javier Garcia was awarded a contract on Monday. Garcia also is currently serv ... Read More


Caregiver arrested for stealing from elderly couple

A woman suspected of stealing both the identities and thousands of dollars from an elderly Sharpsburg couple was arrested over the weekend. ... Read More


Roommate arrested for assault

A Newnan man was arrested Friday after he allegedly assaulted and threatened his roommate for not paying his bills. About 12:20 p.m., Office ... Read More

Suspected marijuana dealer arrested

A man suspected of selling marijuana out of his home was arrested Friday following an investigation by the sheriff’s office’s c ... Read More