HPD makes drug bust in traffic stop
The Huntsville Police Department reported their DUI Task Force officers performed a routine stop for a traffic violation on Wednesday, July 27, in the area of University Drive and Jordan Lane. According to HPD, the driver attempted to run from officers after the vehicle was stopped. The officers had probable cause to search the vehicle and located more than three ounces of marijuana packed for sale. The occupant was also in possession of an AK-style rifle, promethazine/codeine bottle, drug paraphernalia and thousands of dollars.
Officers took the driver into custody and he was booked into the Madison County Jail.
No additional information was provided at this time.