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Man arrested for hashish, pot
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MONROE - A Freeport man was arrested Monday, March 26, after Green County deputies seized a brick of hashish, a quarter-pound of marijuana and almost $10,000 during a traffic stop.Keegan L. Bottoms, 19, faces charges of possessing THC with the intent to distribute, maintaining a drug-trafficking vehicle, speeding and possession of drug paraphernalia.A deputy pulled over Bottoms at 7:41 p.m. for speeding on County T north of Hafeman Road in the Town of Spring Grove. The Green County Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit was called to the scene after Keegan's behavior raised suspicion. "His answers were contradictory to some pretty normal questions that the deputy asked," said Sheriff Jeff Skatrud.Deputies report finding numerous items of drug paraphernalia, a digital scale, a suspected drug ledger, about 350 grams of hashish, 105 grams of marijuana and $9,410.The seized marijuana has a street value of $400 to $600, according to Skatrud.He said he couldn't estimate the street value of the hashish, adding that his department doesn't encounter it that often.