19-year-old Joshua Wilson Pickney was pulled over for speeding in Chevrolet Impala through a school zone. Cpl Sean Ronan, of MJPD, says he smelled weed and noticed a rolling tray with shake in the back seat, which gave him probable cause to search the car, despite the very vocal opposition of Pickney. Inside the car, Ronan located four bags of marijuana, a scale, and a TP9 handgun. Pickney is free on a $16,000 bond.
The manager of Jonathan’s Grille called police on an intoxicated female, identified as 28-year-old Courtney Alexandria Bass, who they wanted to trespass from the property. Police located her in the parking lot and placed her under arrest for public intoxication when she couldn’t locate her phone to arrange for an Uber. They also towed her car, in which they found .5 grams of marijuana, along with a grinder and a pipe. #PettyPolice
25-year-old Christian Layman and 31-year-old Joshua Scruggs were charged with possession of meth and drug paraphernalia after they crossed lanes into oncoming traffic and police found them with a loaded gun and bags of drugs.
57-year-old Brandon Howard was charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and tampering with evidence after he was pulled over in Lebanon for an expired temporary tag.
23-year-old Grant Jones was charged with possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence, and 24-year-old Steven Rose was charged with possession of marijuana for resale and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony after they were pulled over for a light law violation.
35-year-old Shawn Pritchard was charged with evading arrest, driving on a suspended license, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia after police observed him driving with a different car’s tag, where he then tried to escape and was found with syringes and a bag of weed in his vehicle.
23-year-old James Kimbrell was charged with DUI, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was reported asleep at a traffic light for 20 minutes and admitted to drinking alcohol and smoking weed before driving.
41-year-old Steven Hawkins, 36-year-old Ashlynne Tatum, 28-year-old Jeremy Foster, and 28-year-old Chasidie Hart were charged with possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia after they were reported stealing from Belk.
25-year-old James Manning and 30-year-old Lamont Williams were charged with four counts of drug possession after being pulled over with a rainbow of illicit substances.
33-year-old Christopher Seay was charged with possession of cocaine, oxycodone, and suboxone after he failed to stay in his lane, causing police to search his vehicle.