MHP Nabs Suspects

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Two men from Clarksville, Tennessee, are in jail in Quitman after a routine traffic stop Monday on Interstate 59 in Clarke County.

It happened around 2:00 p.m. at mile marker 132.

Freddie Terry and James Gates, II, were arrested after a trooper found about eight pounds of marijuana and a 9 millimeter Uzi in the trunk of the suspects' car.

The trooper got consent to search after the suspects allegedly acted suspiciously, following the stop.