Man arrested for allegedly transporting meth, marijuana

Published 8:37 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

An Enterprise man was arrested after deputies found methamphetamine and marijuana in the vehicle he was driving during a routine traffic stop.

A deputy with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu Tuesday on Interstate 85 Southbound near mile marker 5.

A search of the vehicle revealed that the driver, Derrick Duncan, was transporting 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine and less than one ounce of marijuana, according to a press release from the TCSO.

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Sgt. Stewart Smith estimated the street value of the methamphetamine at $40,000.

Duncan, 37, was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana (less than one ounce) and failure to maintain lane. Duncan was booked into the Troup County Jail.