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Routine traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Local - 10/31/2013 6:58 PM by Courtney Rosemond
BECKLEY - A routine traffic stop leads to the arrest of a Beckley man.

According to Detective Dave Farley, Aaron Hannah, 35, of Beckley was arrested after officers with The Beckley Police Department performed a routine traffic stop for defective equipment on South Kanawha street near the University of Charleston at 11:35 Thursday morning.

Upon approaching the vehicle and speaking with Hannah, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana. Hannah admitted to having some marijuana in a backpack which was laying in the back seat floor.

Nearly seven pounds of marijuana was seized with a street value of about $7,000.

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