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Two Hixson teens arrested in Florida

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Photo Credit: Lynn Haven Police Department Photo Credit: Lynn Haven Police Department
Photo Credit: Lynn Haven Police Department Photo Credit: Lynn Haven Police Department

Two Hixson teens were arrested in Florida Thursday.

An officer with the Lynn Haven Police Department stopped 19-year-old Hunter Alexander Ali for speeding. 18-year-old Sydney Ana Parrott was in the passenger seat of the vehicle.

Officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the inside of the vehicle. 

They searched the vehicle and found approximately 14 ounces of marijuana, which had an estimated street value of around $6,000. Officers also recovered a loaded handgun and electronic scales.

The department explained that a quantity of the marijuana was packaged as if for sale.

Officers searched Ali and found approximately 5 grams of marijuana on his person.

Parrott told investigators the remaining marijuana, scales and firearm were hers.

Ali was issued a citation for Unlawful Speed. He was criminally charged with Possession of Marijuana - less than 20 grams, a misdemeanor.

Parrott was charged with felony Possession of more than 20 grams of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute, Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The police department said Ali and Parrott had been in Florida for spring break and were headed back to Tennessee when they were arrested.

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