Gallatin woman hands officer jar of weed during traffic stop for tail light

33-year-old Lakesha Jenkins was charged with possession of marijuana for resale after being an occupant in a car with a blown brake light. When an officer questioned her, she handed him four ounces of weed in a mason jar and bags.

On May 20th, Lebanon Police Officer Hollins was patrolling on North Cumberland Street when he noticed a vehicle driven by Sierra Roberts had an inoperable brake light.

Lakesha Jenkins (WCSO)
Lakesha Jenkins (WCSO)

According to the affidavit, when the officer approached he immediately detected the scent of marijuana. When questioned, Lakesha Jenkins handed the officer a mason jar, clear plastic bag and a vacuum-sealed bag filled with suspected cannabis weighing in total around four ounces.

Lakesha Jenkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana for resale. Her bond was set at $1,500.

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