Macon County football coach charged with possession

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Dexter Copeland on 41NBC's Coach's Corner in August 2015.
Dexter Copeland on 41NBC's Coach's Corner in August 2015.
Copeland spent the 2014 season at Twiggs County, his second stint in Jeffersonville.
Copeland spent the 2014 season at Twiggs County, his second stint in Jeffersonville.

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon County High School head football coach and athletic director Dexter Copeland was arrested last Thursday after a traffic stop in Houston County.

According to Houston County Sheriff’s Office records, Copeland was arrested January 28 and charged with open container violation, weaving/failure to maintain lane, violation of the Georgia Special Controlled Substances Act for possession of schedule I-II drugs and violation of the Georgia Special Controlled Substances Act for not having those drugs in their original container.

Records show he was released on $4,300 bail the next day.

 

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