Mt Vernon Man Arrested for Drug Possession in Hopkins County

adrian-lopez-ontiveros-jr-21A traffic stop by Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputy near Auto Zone in Sulphur Springs led to the arrest of Adrian Lopez Ontiveros, Jr., 21, of Mt Vernon. Detecting the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle led to a probable cause search. A  clear plastic bag containing 1.5 oz of marijuana and a metal screw top container containing 14.4-gram of white powdery substance was identified as cocaine by Lopez Ontiveros.

He is in Hopkins County Jail held on a $40,000 bond for possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1 over 4-grams but under 200-grams; a $5,000 Possession of Marijuana under 2 oz, and bail jumping and failure to appear in Franklin County, $5,000.

Author: Staff Reporter

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