Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Police have arrested a man they say had tens of thousands of dollars in marijuana in his car.
Officers have charged 36-year-old Glenn W. Dickson III with manufacturing marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Police say they stopped Dickson Tuesday afternoon along the 1000 block of Airport Boulevard. According to investigators, an officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming out of Dickson's vehicle.
The officers reported seeing a "green leafy substance" in plain view in the car inside a white envelope. Officers say they found 11 marijuana plants when they searched the car: five of the in a trash bag in the back seat, and six in a trash bag in the trunk of the vehicle.
Police say the marijuana has an estimated street value of $33,000.