A Dothan man faces a drug charge after police say they recovered 13 pounds of marijuana from the front seat of a vehicle floorboard he was driving.

Williams Tyrone Lawton, 43, was arrested Sunday and charged with drug trafficking.

According to police, officers stopped a vehicle Jan.19 in the 3600 block of Reeves Street for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Lawton.

During the course of the traffic stop, a drug dog alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A search revealed the marijuana.

Lawton was booked in the Houston County Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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