Driving On Shoulder Results In Stop, Controlled Substance Arrest

Driving on the improved shoulder lead to a traffic stop and felony arrest Wednesday morning, according to reports by Cumby police.
Jessica Faith Osborne, 36, of Greenville was charged with possesion of less than 1 gram of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance.
Cumby Police Chief Paul Robertson stopped a Ford Explorer at about 10:10 a.m. March 20 for driving on the improved shoulder. Following a roadside investigation, Robertson reported, a police canine was deployed for a search. The dog alerted on the sport utility vehicle, which lead to a probable cause search, Robertson alleged in police reports.
The woman in the vehicle, identified as Osborne, was allegedly found in possession of a controlled substance and glass pipes used for smoking methamphetamine. Consequently, she was jailed on the controlled substance charge and the vehicle was impounded.

Author: Faith Huffman

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