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Traffic stop nets 5 kilos of cocaine

Crisp County Sheriffs Deputy Sergeant Kenny Purvis arrested Mario Flounoy, a 38-year-old resident of Pavo, Ga., on Saturday, Sept. 21 at approximately 3 p.m. on a felony charge of trafficking in cocaine.

Purvis initiated a traffic stop on a black Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound on I-75 near milepost 104 for impeding the free flow of traffic. Due to the driver’s suspicious behavior, the deputy requested to search the vehicle.

Flounoy gave consent to search, and K-9 Molly alerted to the presence of suspected cocaine in the vehicle. Purvis discovered a large amount of suspected cocaine in the vehicle and consequently placed Jordan under arrest and transported him to the Crisp County Detention Center, where he is currently being held.

Mario Flounoy, a 38-year-old Pavo resident, was arrested at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday for cocaine trafficking after a traffic stop on I-75.