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NORMAN, Okla. – Deputies in Norman said they have taken $2,500 worth of marijuana off the streets.

A Cleveland County sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop near Noble and stumbled upon five pounds of marijuana inside the car.

Police also found a large hunting knife and two collapsible police batons.

Officers eventually arrested 29-year-old Eric Scott Matthews on complaints of unlawful possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful carry of offensive weapons and no tax stamp.