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Two arrested on drug charges in Brunswick after traffic stop

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BRUNSWICK, GA (WTOC) -

A Brunswick Police officer conducted a traffic stop on Tuesday after a Jeep failed to stop at a red light while turning onto the F.J. Torras Causeway.

When the officer spoke with the driver, he smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. He requested a K-9 to respond to the scene. K-9 Brax II was deployed to the scene and he alerted on the Jeep.

When officers searched the vehicle, officers recovered .10 grams of cocaine, a half pound of marijuana and 2015.10 grams of suspected marijuana powder.

The driver, Odet Douglas, 25, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and failure to obey a traffic control device.

While officers were conducting the investigation, another vehicle driven by Katherine Lang stopped and asked about Douglas, a friend.

K-9 Braxx II alerted on Lang's vehicle, and after a search officers found an open container of alcohol, as well as 19.6 grams of marijuana. Lang, 25, was charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession of an open container.  

The suspected marijuana powder seized from Douglas' Jeep was sent to the GBI Crime Lab for positive identification. Glynn Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team investigators said this is the first time the suspected marijuana powder had been seized in Glynn County by authorities.

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