Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

FotorCreated (1)On 02-09-2015, at approximately 0645 hours, WFPD Patrol Officers stopped a silver Ford Taurus bearing Texas CCH9585, in the 1700 block of 9th Street for no headlights. Officers identified the driver as James Edward Otis, DOB 12-06-1968. While speaking to Otis, Officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The vehicle was searched and Otis was found to be in possession of a felony amount of marijuana, prescription medication and $2318.00 in US Currency. Over half of the marijuana was packaged for resale. Otis was arrested for Possession of Marijuana over 4 ounces under 5 pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 3. The currency and vehicle were taken for seizure.  Great Job!

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