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CHATHAM COUNTY, GA -

One man is in custody after stealing a package from a post office containing a large amount of marijuana, according to a news release.

Early yesterday morning, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft of a package at a United States Post Office on Victory Drive. The postal employee reported that a male attempted to claim the package; however, after the clerk noticed that the male's name did not match the name on the package, and the clerk refused to turn it over, the male quickly grabbed the package and fled on foot.

Metro Police began canvassing the area where they located both the discarded package behind a nearby business, and they located the male suspect, 23-year-old Cameron Nightingale a short time later. A Metro Police K9 and members of the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) responded to the scene and determined the package more than likely contained a controlled substance.

CNT Agents conducted a search of the abandoned package and found that it contained more than two pounds of marijuana. Nightingale was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute.

Nightingale is currently being held at the Chatham County Detention Center and is expected to be arraigned in the Recorders Court of Chatham County Georgia today.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may follow.

Published with information provided by CNT

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