TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST (PR-18-006)

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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST

CRISP COUNTY- February 18, 2018

Jamie D. Hall, 47-year-old male resident of Crisp County was arrested Friday, February 16, 2018 at 11:05 AM. Deputy First Class Purvis initiated a traffic stop on a 1997 Tan Cadillac Deville for tint violation. DFC Purvis smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the driver. The driver then admitted to marijuana being inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in 2.6 ounces of marijuana packaged to sell, a large amount of currency, and a firearm. Consequently, Hall was placed under arrest and transported to Crisp County Detention Center.

Further investigation led to a Search Warrant being obtained for the residence belonging to Hall. At 12:21 pm, a search warrant was served for Hall’s residence at 510 West 15th Avenue. The search yielded Marijuana, MDMA, Methamphetamines, a handgun and drug paraphernalia.

The total seizure from the traffic stop and residence was 1.5 pounds of Marijuana, 2 grams of Meth, 16 tablets of Ecstasy tablets, several scales, two (2) firearms, and $2,942 in cash.

Hall was charged with 2 Counts of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana within 1000 feet of a School, Possession of Methamphetamines, Possession of MDMA, 2 Counts of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. On February 18, 2018, Hall was released on Bond in the amount of $ 56,265.00. Further investigation is pending.

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