January 18, 2023

Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Finding Marijuana And Percocet Pills

Morgan Howard

Corinth police arrested a man on drug charges after finding marijuana and percocet pills in his car.

On Wednesday, January 11 at 3:47 p.m., Captain Bishop with the Corinth Police Department noticed a car driving 45 mph in a 25 mph zone and did a traffic stop on Polk Street.

He made contact with the driver, 44-year-old Bobby Lee Russell.

After running his driver’s license, Captain Bishop found that Russel’s license was suspended. While talking with Russel, police noticed the strong smell of marijuana coming from the car.

He asked Russell if there was marijuana in the car, and he said he smoked marijuana in the vehicle recenently and that he had concentranted Cannabis THC wax in the vehicle.

He gave Captain Bishop thre containers of the THC wax and pointed out a marijuana grinder and train on the dash that he used to roll marijuana blunts with.

Captain Bishop asked Russel to get out of the car and he was taken into custody. While searching the vehicle, the THC wax and grinder was recovered and a sandwich bag with ten percocet pills was all recovered.

Bobby Lee Russell was charged with Felony Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving on a Suspended License.

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