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Man arrested after 2.5 pounds of THC recovered in traffic stop

A Columbus man was recently arrested after recovering 2.5 pounds of THC-infused cannabis edible packages during a traffic stop.

Ty-Shan Jackson, of Columbus, was pulled over on May 10 on Highway 18 at 10:30 a.m. During the course of the investigation, officers found a firearm, a small bag of oxycodone pills and the edible packages, according to a press release from the West Point Police Department.

Jackson was charged with possession of a schedule I narcotic with the intent to distribute, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and a possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.