Two men busted for pot in Chambers

Two Evergreen, Ala. men were arrested Tuesday evening for drug possession and possession of a firearm without a permit, officials from the Chambers County Sheriff's Office reported.

Sheriff deputies arrested and charged Aaron George Green and John Arthur Roberson with unlawful possession of marijuana in the first degree and possession of a firearm without a permit, according to a press release.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the 1-85 Exit 79 exit ramp at around 7:30 p.m. During the investigation, deputies seized one pound of marijuana, an Intertec .22 caliber pistol and $10,000 in cash.

Green, 28 and Robertson, 26, were transported to the Chambers County Jail.

Officers from the Valley police department assisted in the investigation.