Man charged with trafficking

CLEMSON — A Greenville man was arrested Thursday after police said an early-morning traffic stop in Clemson led to the discovery of around five pounds of marijuana, a gun and candy laced with THC.

Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon said Antonio Mardequez Brown, 32, was being held on a $10,000 surety bond Thursday afternoon on charges of trafficking marijuana and unlawful carrying of a pistol.

Dixon said an officer approaching the vehicle Brown was in during the traffic stop detected a marijuana odor.

After searching the vehicle and several packages inside, Dixon said officers found approximately 5 pounds of marijuana, 50 bags of what

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