Broken brake light leads to finding teen with brass knuckles and meth

19-year-old Octavius Jackson Jr was charged with being in possession of meth, drug paraphernalia, and a prohibited weapon when police conducted a traffic stop for a broken brake light and found brass knuckles under his seat and meth in his wallet.

On August 11th, Sergeant Scott conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Maple Hill Road and West Main Street for a maroon Ford Contour with a brake light out. When the officer engaged his lights he guided the car to the nearest to the parking lot and saw the defendant, Octavius Jackson Jr, as the only person in the vehicle. As Octavius was pulling him Sergeant Scott noticed him lunged over the center console with his hands out of plain view.

Octavius Jackson (WCSO)
Octavius Jackson (WCSO)

Due to his furtive nature, the officer conducted a frisk of him and the vehicle. Inside the vehicle, the officer found plastic baggies and cut straws with white residue on them. Also, the search led to the officer finding a set of blue scales and a folded piece of paper with methamphetamine inside his wallet with the estimated weight of 0.2 grams.

Octavius Jackson Jr was arrested and charged with possession of meth, drug paraphernalia, and a prohibited weapon. His bond was set at $2,000.

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