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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Published On: Dec 26 2013 10:10:01 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 26 2013 08:39:30 PM EST
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. -

A Christmas day traffic stop leads to a drug arrest in Washington County, Tennessee.

21-year-old Lance D. Howell is charged with Drug Possession and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

According to Sheriff Ed Graybeal, Howell was arrested following a traffic stop after a K-9 noticed the smell of drugs. Graybeal says a hidden compartment was discovered that had a quarter pound of marijuana inside.

Nearly $800 in cash was also seized.

Howell was booked into the Washington County Detention Center.