Charged with Drug Trafficking in Gadsden

A Georgia man is in the Etowah County Detention Center on felony drug charges.

Police arrested Demarco Benton Tuesday night in Gadsden for attempting to commit trafficking of marijuana. Drug Enforcement Agency officials believe Benton is responsible for trafficking multiple pounds of marijuana in Gadsden within a two month period. His bond is set at one-hundred-thousand dollars. The investigation is ongoing.


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