Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Crisp County
CRISP COUNTY, Ga. -- Three people were arrested on Wednesday following a traffic stop in Crisp County during which authorities say they found drugs and paraphernalia.
According to the Crisp County Sheriff's Office, a deputy pulled the car over for speeding on GA 401. When the deputy approached the car, he reportedly smelled marijuana.
One of the occupants, 23-year-old Yon Lee, told the deputy that there was no marijuana in the car. However, a search of the vehicle yielded THC oil, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The sheriff's office says that THC oil is considered a Schedule I controlled substance.
Lee, 26-year-old Matthew Pope and 23-year-old Adam Finnerty, all of Florida, were arrested and taken to the Crisp County Detention Center.
Lee was charged with one count of speeding, one count of possession of marijuana less than one ounce and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance with the intent to distribute.
Pope and Finnerty were charged with one count of possession of marijuana less than one ounce and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance with the intent to distribute.