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Traffic Stop Leads to Pot Bust
A traffic stop on I-55 led to the seizure of a quarter pound of marijuana. Authorities said Clarence Barbee, 58, of Decatur, was pulled over on I-55 at mile marker 61 for an obstructed windshield. During the stop, the state trooper said, Barbee displayed suspicious behavior.
Upon further investigation, four clear plastic bags wrapped in a black plastic covering were found on Barbee, and multiple empty clear plastic bags were later found in the car.
Barbee is charged with driving while having a suspended license, possession of cannabis, and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver. He is being held at Montgomery County Jail on $40,000 bond.