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Police: James City County man charged with cocaine, marijuana distribution, resisting arrest

Police: James City County man charged with cocaine, marijuana distribution, resisting arrest

A James City County man was arrested early Wednesday and charged with felony cocaine and marijuana possession, along with resisting arrest, according to Williamsburg Police.

Michael Dewayne Palmer, 36, was observed speeding in a 2001 Lincoln Town Car by Williamsburg Police around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to police spokesman Maj. Greg Riley in a news release.

City police initially responded around 9:15 p.m. to Mimosa Drive for a speeding complaint, Riley said. The person who complained about the speeding was able to provide police a description of a large, silver-colored older model vehicle and a partial tag for the car, Riley said.

When the officer stopped Palmer...

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