A Jefferson Street traffic stop resulted in a marijuana delivery confession and subsequent arrest. A South Broadway Street traffic stop late Monday night also resulted a marijuana warrant arrest, according to arrest reports.
Jefferson Street Traffic Stop
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Edward Jaime reported stopping a Lincoln MKX at 2:33 p.m. Dec. 20, 2021, on Jefferson Street for a traffic violation. When contacted by police, the 30-year-old man driving admitted to having marijuana in the back seat of the vehicle, which he was on his way to deliver, Jaime alleged in arrest reports.
The officer conducted a probable cause search following the man’s marijuana delivery confession. Jaime reported finding two large clear bags containing suspected marijuana. Gage Jahvon Williams was placed under arrest at 2:45 p.m. and transported to jail for delivery of one-fourth ounce of marijuana or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana, an state jail felony offense. He was released from Hopkins County jail Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, on a $5,000 bond on the marijuana delivery charge.
Monday was the second time Williams has been arrested this year after being found in possession of contraband, according to jail reports. He was jailed July 21, 2021, on a possession of 1 gram or more but less than 4 grams of a Penalty Group 2 controlled substance. Police reported finding four Adderall pills the man did not have a prescription for when patting him down on July 21 during a traffic stop. He was released July 22, 2021, on a $5,000 bond on the controlled substance charge., according to jail reports.
South Broadway Street Traffic Stop
Another SSPD officer reported stopping a gray Chevrolet Silverado for speeding in the 1700 block of South Broadway Street at 11 p.m. Dec. 20, 2021.
A probable cause search of the the driver and vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia. A records check by dispatchers revealed a Wood County warrant for 40-year-old Sulphur Springs man’s arrest. He was booked into the county jail on the outstanding possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana charge, police noted in arrest reports.
The 40-year-old was released from Hopkins County jail Tuesday on the Class B misdemeanor charge; bond was set at $2,500, according to jail reports.
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