NEWBURGH, N.Y. -- A Newburgh man is arrested after police find over two pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. 

The Orange County Sheriff says deputies stopped 27-year-old Augustus Burks after they say he ran a stop sign Friday.

Deputies say Burks was driving on a suspended license and noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. That's when they found two bags with more than two pounds of marijuana in the trunk of the car.

Burks is charged with possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle. He was sent to the Orange County Jail.