Police seize 15 bags of marijuana on traffic stop, man arrested

Police seize 15 bags of marijuana on traffic stop, man arrested

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police say a man is facing multiple drug-related charges after a traffic stop led to his arrest on Saturday.

According to the incident report, an officer stopped the man after he failed to use his turn signal.

The driver stopped at Race Street and Red Wolf Boulevard.

When police spoke to the driver, Roosevelt A. Lattimore, 31, of Jonesboro, he told them he had a suspended license.

Police discovered through dispatch that Lattimore also had 7 warrants out for his arrest.

Lattimore got out of his vehicle and police searched him.

He told police that he had a handgun concealed around the middle of his belt.

During the search, police found 15 bags of marijuana in Lattimore's pocket that equaled 20 grams.

In the other pocket, police found more than $3,000 in cash bundled up.

During a vehicle inventory, a woman's wallet was found which belonged to the woman who owned the vehicle.

According to Lattimore, the vehicle belonged to his girlfriend.

Lattimore was charged with the following; possession of a firearm by certain persons, driving with a suspended license, possession of a schedule VI with purpose to deliver, nonpayment of fines, probation violation and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms.

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