Madison Co. Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of CO Man

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. - A Colorado man is behind bars Saturday, after Madison County narcotics officers said they arrested him during a traffic stop.

According to officers, Hugh Walker was on his way to Colorado from North Carolina, when they pulled him over along Interstate 40 in Madison County for a traffic violation.

They said he had more than three pounds of marijuana, and a digital scale.

The marijuana has an estimated street value of $5,200.

Investigators said they charged Walker with possession of marijuana with intent to sell or distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, and violation of seatbelt law.

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