As of Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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DAWSON, Ga. — Garland King, Jr., 28, was arrested at his residence on a marijuana charge, Dawson police officials say.
According to Col. Tommy Poupard with the Dawson Police Dept., King was in bed with his 1-year-old daughter when officers executed a search warrant at about 6 a.m. Wednesday. Officials say officers had made several "controlled buys" from King, which were the grounds for the search warrant.
Poupard said a little more than one-half ounce of a substance presumed to be marijuana was found at the residence, along with a scale and packaging material. King was charged with one count of marijuana possession with intent to distribute and transported to the Terrell County Jail. Poupard said King's wife, who was present during the arrest, did not appear to be aware of any drugs and was not charged.