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Possible drive-by shooting leads to discovery of 2 pounds of pot and cash

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ATHENS, TN (WRCB) -

An investigation into a possible drive-by shooting led to the discovery of 2 pounds of pot and cash in Athens.

Around 4:00 p.m. Monday, police responded to the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Howard Street on a shots fired call. Two witnesses said they heard about 5 gun shots go off, fired from a dark green Chevy, according to the police report. 

An investigation led them to 28-year old Joseph Rice, when they went to question him on the shooting, they smelled marijuana inside and a search turned up the drugs, two handguns, and 4-thousand dollars in cash. Rice is charged with possession for resale, he was released on bond.

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