Traffic stop leads to DRUG ARREST
On Friday June 15, 2012, Sgt. Chris Cooks conducted a traffic stop on a 1978 maroon Chevy for a traffic infraction. Sgt. Cooks made contact with the driver Demarcus Robinson, whom advised Sgt. Cooks that he did not have a valid driver’s license. Upon further investigation, Sgt. Cooks noticed that the tag on the vehicle did not match the registration. Sgt. Cooks asked Robinson for consent to search the vehicle. At this time, Robinson made a spontaneous statement to Cooks that marijuana was inside the vehicle. As a result of a probable cause search, Sgt. Cooks located 23.9 grams of Marijuana inside the vehicle. At this time, the driver Demarcus Robinson and passenger Eric Ealy were placed under arrest for Possession of Marijuana more than 20 grams. Both subjects were transported to the Madison County Jail.
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