Suspected Newnan marijuana distributor arrested

A Newnan man suspected of distributing marijuana was arrested by investigators and officers with the Newnan Police Department late Thursday.

After receiving complaints from residents, investigators with the police department’s drug unit began investigating the area of Domineck Street, said Sgt. Mark Cooper with the drug unit. Investigators then obtained a search warrant, and around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, searched the home of Travis Louis Jimpson, 27, at 26 Domineck St.

Inside, authorities found Jimpson and six plastic bags containing around four ounces of marijuana, Cooper said, along with digital scales and separate, empty plastic bags. Jimpson claimed total possession of the marijuana and drug-related objects, was taken into custody, and was charged for the possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.



More Local

Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law

ATLANTA (AP) — Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, ... Read More


TV Land drops Dukes of Hazzard from schedule

A TV Land spokesperson confirmed Tuesday that the network has pulled reruns of The Dukes of Hazard from its schedule and declined to co ... Read More


Military hero says it’s time 'to be American again’

U.S. Rep. Steve Russell says Americans must mute the voices of cynics and critics and work together to sustain the nation’s greatness. ... Read More


Saddam Hussein’s capture work of ‘ordinary soldiers’

The 2003 capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was the result of hard work by “ordinary soldiers” who collected ground intell ... Read More


New state law takes effect today

Boom! Fireworks are legal

For this Fourth of July, there’s no reason to drive to Alabama to get your bottle rockets, roman candles, firecrackers and exploding s ... Read More

Potential pets face euthanasia

Animal shelter needs adopters

Coweta County Animal Control’s shelter is grossly overcrowded with dogs and cats, and because of that, some adoptable animals will lik ... Read More