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Head football coach in Macon County arrested for drug possession
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The head coach of a Macon County football team was arrested for drug possession last week.

According to the Houston County Sheriff's Office, 46-year-old Dexter Copeland was arrested January 28. It happened after a traffic stop in Warner Robins at the intersection of Jones Place and Pleasant Hill Drive area 3:45 p.m. Copeland, along with 47-year-old Frank Wynn, Jr., of Warner Robins, were stopped in a 2013 black Chevrolet Silverado

An incident report states Copeland was charged with possession of schedule I & II drugs, an open container violation, weaving and failure to maintain a lane and drugs not kept in the original container. Wynn was charged with possession of a schedule II drug, possession of schedule VI drug, possession of dangerous drugs and drugs not kept in a original container.

The report states loose pills like acetaminophen and hydrocodone were found in Wynn's pocket and the center console of the truck.

Copeland was appointed the head coach of the Macon County Bulldogs last year. He previously coached in Twiggs and Baldwin County.


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