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      Lee County deputies arrest three in pot bust

      Cash and drugs recovered from the Fairfax Motel. / Lee County Sheriff's Department

      Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office made three arrests Wednesday morning at the Fairfax Motel when responding to a loud noise and drug activity complaint around 4:24 AM.

      Officers say they discovered six ounces of marijuana and $118 in cash between 19-year-old Caleb Cawthon, 23-year-old Steven Jordan II, and 20-year-old Milla Armando.

      Cawthon was charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, misdemeanor obstruction of a law enforcement officer for giving a false name, misdemeanor possession/consumption of alcohol by a minor, and felony possession of tools for the commission of a crime. Cawthorn also had active warrants on him for driving with a suspended license, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, and for not having a required tag light.

      Jordan was charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and felony possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

      Armando was charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and felony possession of tools for the commission of a crime.

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