Cedartown man charged with possession of ecstasy, firearm by a felon

December 7, 2018

A Cedartown man was arrested on the 1300 block of Maple Street late Thursday and faces possession of a firearm by convicted felon and drug charges.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Markus Demon Watkins, 40, of 213 Elizabeth Street, Cedartown, is charged with felony possession of ecstasy, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Police say he had several pills and the marijuana inside a mason jar along with scales and several baggies.

He also faces misdemeanor charges of possession of drug related objects and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

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