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Posted: Friday, December 9, 2011 7:23 pm | Updated: 2:41 pm, Wed Jan 23, 2013.

The Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement task force seized more than $150,000 worth of drugs this week.

Officers uncovered more than 100 pounds of marijuana, more than 300 grams of cocaine and four firearms when they executed two search warrants Thursday and Friday.

Police arrested and charged Paul Wendell Williams with possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, possession of more than five pounds of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm while possessing cocaine.

The Blue Ridge Task Force, Greene County Sheriff’s Office and the Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the searches.

The incident remained under investigation Friday with additional arrests and charges pending.

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