25-year-old Michael Goodman was charged with driving on a revoked license for his fourth offense, possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia when officers found meth in a cigarette pack during a traffic stop for speeding.
On August 4th, an officer was on patrol on Sparta Pike in Watertown when a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle that was traveling at 67 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. The officer identified the driver as Michael Goodman, and after searching the police database the officer discovered Goodman’s license was revoked for financial responsibility. The officer noted that Goodman had been convicted on three prior charges of driving on a revoked license.
The prior convictions occurred in Dickson County with the first charge occurring in September of 2015, the second charge in April of 2018, and another charge earlier in 2020. While searching Goodman’s vehicle, the officer located a folded paper holding a white powdery substance inside of a cigarette pack.
Michael Goodman admitted that to police that the substance in the cigarette pack was his methamphetamine. The officer also discovered a pipe commonly used to smoke illegal drugs and a “ram” rod which Goodman admitted he was using to partake in illegal drugs.
Michael Goodman was arrested and charged with driving on a revoked license, possession of meth, and drug paraphernalia. His bond was set at $4,000.