Police arrest five in Newnan drug bust

Five people are behind bars Sunday morning following a drug bust in Newnan.

The GBI West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office and the Newnan Police Department conducted a search of a vehicle and hotel room at a La Quinta Inn.

Officials say they found methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, and more than $6,000 in cash.

Five people were arrested on a number of charges, including trafficking meth, possession of pills, and possession of marijuana.

They are currently held at the Coweta County Jail.