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Pernoshal park visitor charged with drug violations

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police have arrested a man in Dunwoody who was allegedly found with several ounces of marijuana at a local park.

The man was arrested on Aug. 8 for possession of marijuana with intent to sell, after an officer patrolling Pernoshal Park on Shallowford Road at about midnight noticed an occupied suspicious vehicle in the park.

A strong odor of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle, according to reports, and when officers searched the vehicle, they found cash, 4.5 ounces of marijuana in three separate bags, a scale and packaging materials.

Police transported the man to the DeKalb County Jail.