Traffic stop leads to drug dealing charge for James Island man

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department says a 60-year-old man has been arrested for dealing drugs after police officers stopped his car following numerous traffic infractions.

Investigators arrested Marion Green on Wednesday and charged him with possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

Green's arrest stems from an incident that happened on Nov. 9, 2012 in the area of Grand Concourse Drive and Fort Johnson Road on James Island.

According to a police report, an officer on routine patrol observed Green driving a car that failed to properly initiate a turn signal, failed to stop at a stop sign and failed to use a turn signal at an intersection.

An incident report states that when the officer stopped Green's car, he saw a cup with beer in the vehicle. The officer said Green appeared nervous, had trembling hands and admitted to having a "couple beers."

Police say authorities found two clear plastic bags, each containing a gram of cocaine, in the vehicle as well as another plastic bag containing cocaine on Green.

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