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Florida Man Arrested in Nashville on Drug Charges

A Florida man is facing drug charges after being arrested by the Nashville Police Department Saturday night.
Marcus KD Hayes, 31, of Gainesville, Fla., was indicted on three drug charges as a result of his arrest by Nashville officers over the weekend.
Hayes, who is in the Washington County Jail on a $100,000 bond, is facing felony charges of trafficking of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, as well as manufacture with the intent to deliver more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, both Class X felonies.
In addition, Hayes was charged with possession of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, which is a Class 1 felony.
Class X felonies are the most serious felony offenses in Illinois and carry prison sentences of from six to 30 years. Class 1 felonies carry punishments that can range from a fine and up to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Hayes was assigned Dennis Hatch as a public defender and will be in court for a status hearing on August 27. His jury trial is tentatively scheduled for October 21.

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