Three Arrested After Fleeing Deputies

by Wes Mayer

Two women and a man were arrested Friday night after attempting to flee from Coweta County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

The three drove through a license checkpoint at the intersection of Old Corinth Road and Millard Farmer Road without stopping. According to reports, deputies were able to pull over the vehicle and later found a felony amount of marijuana in the vehicle — more than two pounds.

For more on this story, look in Wednesday’s print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



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