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Ga. Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges
Towamencin Township Police arrest an Augusta, Georgia man on a host of charges stemming from a search of his car. Police say, 45-year-old John Foote was sitting in a car at an Exxon station on Sumneytown pike on Monday at around 2am with the lights and engine off. According to police, the odor of alcohol was detected. A further search of Foote’s car revealed drugs, including marijuana and heroin, along with pills. Officers also found a switchblade. According to records, Foote is on parole in Georgia on an involuntary manslaughter conviction. He’s being held at the Montgomery county prison after failing to post 10,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is schedule for September 5th. He faces charges of possession of prohibited weapon, and drug charges.