Robert Royce Haga, 54, of Huntsville, Alabama, was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violationon I-30. Hopkins County Chief Investigator Corley Weatherford, who was on patrol Wednesday afternoon, observed an open container in plain view in the vehicle. Haga admitted it was his. The driver of the vehicle admitted to having marijuana under his seat. A search of the vehicle revealed a syringe loaded with a clear substance believed to be methamphetamine in Haga’s luggage. Haga admitted to possessing the meth.
Haga is in Hopkins County Jail charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 more than 1-gram but less than 4-grams. He is held on a $10,000 bond. The driver of the vehicle was charged with a misdemeanor possession of marijuana under 2oz.