Police arrest two men, seize 1-pound of marijuana

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Police arrested two men tonight after they discovered a pound of marijuana in a parked car.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office charged Christopher Powell and Eddie Brockington with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and unlawful carry of a pistol, said Aiken County sheriff’s Capt. Troy Elwell.

Deputies were dispatched to the 40 block of Chasity Lane around 3 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle, Capt. Elwell said.

Upon investigation, deputies found the marijuana and a handgun.

Both suspects were being booked at the Aiken County Detention Center around 8 p.m.

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