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Deputies: Speeding car leads to discovery of 50 grams of marijuana

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The marijuana deputies seized. (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office) The marijuana deputies seized. (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office)
Arkeyne Cureton (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office) Arkeyne Cureton (Source: Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office)
RUTHERFORDTON, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies said when they stopped a car for speeding Tuesday, they quickly found more than 50 grams of marijuana inside.

Rutherford County deputies said the car was stopped along Doggett Road and officers could smell marijuana coming from the car.

So they searched the vehicle and found 53 grams of marijuana, according to deputies.

Arkeyne Cureton, 28, was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to manufacture, sell, and/or deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cureton was later released after posting an $8,000 secured bond.

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