4 males had been arrested after Westover Police allegedly recovered varied medicine from the car wherein they had been touring — in addition to a stolen firearm and huge quantities of money.
Westover Patrolman Justice Carver reported he and Patrolman Okay. Brewer had been within the space of Buckhannon Avenue in Westover Sunday night after they seen a silver Mitsubishi Outlander parked within the roadway obstructing visitors.
In keeping with prison complaints, whereas talking with the motive force to ask him to maneuver to an precise parking spot, Carver seen a robust marijuana odor coming from the car.
The car’s driver, Bobby Taylor, 33, and passengers, Richard Adams, 26, Jaylyn Steen, 20, and Deante Harm, 27, claimed to be on their approach to a membership in Pittsburgh, the criticism mentioned, however as an alternative they had been requested to step out of the car for a possible trigger search.
When asking Adams to step out of the entrance passenger seat, Carver reported noticing a black fanny pack on his chest. In the course of the search in the end performed by officers from each Westover and Granville, it was found Adams’ fanny pack contained roughly 20 prepackaged Ziploc luggage of suspected marijuana, the criticism mentioned, with every bag weighing round 3.5 grams (round 2.5 ounces whole).
Contained in the car, police allegedly discovered a small pink backpack beneath the passenger seat floorboard which contained 28 luggage containing 3.5 grams of suspected marijuana, including one other 3.5 ounces to the whole.
Behind the second-row seating within the car, officers allegedly discovered a big Nike duffle bag which held two massive clear luggage of suspected marijuana, one with round 5.9 ounces and the opposite with roughly 5 ounces. In addition they discovered an extra 16 Ziploc luggage weighing 3.5 grams (slightly below 2 ounces).
Steen was additionally discovered to have a smaller bag of suspected marijuana weighing round 12 grams inside his jacket pocket, together with $955 money.
In whole, greater than 19 ounces (over one pound) of suspected marijuana had been recovered within the search.
Carver reported regulation enforcement additionally discovered a bottle labeled ibuprofen containing roughly 208 capsules that had been later recognized as oxycodone, in addition to roughly 4.2 grams of crack cocaine and three small containers with a white powdery substance that examined optimistic for fentanyl.
In keeping with the criticism, a .45 caliber Glock 30 pistol was additionally discovered within the car. The firearm had allegedly been reported as stolen.
In the course of the search, roughly $4,628.31 money wrapped in a black band was positioned in Harm’s pants pocket, the criticism mentioned. Taylor was additionally allegedly discovered to have round $1,104 money on his individual.
All 4 males had been taken into custody, and every was charged with 4 counts of possession with the intent to ship a managed substance and one depend of conspiracy to violate the drug act.
They had been arraigned in Monongalia County Justice of the Peace Courtroom Monday morning. Bond was set at $100,000 every. As of Monday afternoon, the lads had been in custody at North Central Regional Jail.