26-year-old Jamil Sweatt was charged with possession of marijuana with intent, possession of meth, tampering with evidence, failure to appear, and driving on a suspended license when his vehicle was pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign and was then caught trying to pass off the drugs while being detained.
On August 7th, Lebanon Police Department K9 Officer Clark pulled over a vehicle on 155 Legends Drive for a failure to stop at a stop sign and a seat belt violation. Inside the vehicle was the driver, Jamil Sweatt, and the passenger Michael Bass.
When Officer Clark ran them through his system, he found that Sweatt had an active warrant for a failure to appear in court on December 22nd, 2019 for a suspension of his license. While the officer was placing Sweatt into custody, he noticed that Sweatt handed Bass a plastic bag and Bass tried to shove it into his pants. The bags contained marijuana and one and a half pills of hydrocodone, of which both parties denied ownership.
Jamil Sweatt was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent, possession of meth, tampering with evidence, failure to appear, and driving on a suspended license. His total bond was set at $54,500.