Commissioner’s son found with marijuana

Authorities ticketed 17-year-old Corey Johnson after they said they discovered marijuana is his possession Monday afternoon.

Johnson, the son of District 2 Augusta Commission member Corey Johnson, was pulled over after leaving the Sprint gas station on Windsor Spring Road about 4 p.m.

The officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and found 6.6 grams in the teen's possession.

Johnson, along with others in the vehicle, was also charged with not wearing a seat belt.