Five Pounds Of Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop In Hancock County

10/5/18 – 4:48 A.M.

A recent traffic stop on I-75 in Hancock County led to a drug bust. The State Highway Patrol says a trooper pulled over an SUV for a marked lanes violation on Monday. The trooper said they smelled raw marijuana during the stop, and a probable cause search turned up boxes with five pounds of marijuana, cocaine, and a loaded handgun.

The Patrol arrested 23-year-old Denzell Price and 22-year-old Kennedy Greene of Knoxville, Tennessee. They both face possession of marijuana charges. Price also faces counts of having weapons under disability, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession of cocaine.

Troopers took Greene and Price to the Hancock County jail following their arrests.