Marcus Williams (left) and Jamiracle Howard (right) were arrested after Cobb County police officers allege they found a pound of marijuana in their car that was stopped in Mableton on Thursday.
Photo: Cobb County jail
Photo: Cobb County jail

Cobb cops: Pound of marijuana, gun found in car leads to arrests

A man and a woman were arrested after Cobb County police say they found a pound of marijuana and a gun in their SUV.

Marcus Williams and Jamiracle Howard — both of Huntsville, Alabama — were arrested Thursday on a marijuana possession charge and have since bonded out, according to jail records. 

Williams was also booked on charges of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and driving with a faulty taillight. 

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According to a warrant, officers found the 1.02 pounds of marijuana in a plastic bag in the rear seat of the GMC Yukon, which police stopped at Mableton Parkway and Lee Industrial Boulevard about 9:30 p.m. The gun police found was a 9 mm Taurus pistol.

In Georgia, possessing more than an ounce of marijuana for distribution is a felony carries and sentence of at least one year and no more than 10 years.

Williams had a bond of $16,720 and Howard’s was $11,220.

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