BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — A Florida man has been charged after officers stated they discovered 2 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Bridgeport.
On Nov. 19, officers with the Bridgeport Police Department had been patrolling the are of Virginia Avenue in Bridgeport once they noticed a white Toyota Camry with an Ohio registration touring left of the middle line a number of instances, in accordance with a legal criticism.
Officers then initiated their cruiser’s emergency lights and sirens to carry out a traffic stop of the vehicle and made contact with the vehicle’s driver, Delyn Latnie, 29, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, and knowledgeable him for the rationale for the traffic stop, officers stated.
Latnie then supplied officers with his license and knowledge on the vehicle, which was a rental, and during that point, officers “may odor an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, in accordance with the criticism.
At that time, officers requested Latnie if “there was anything in the vehicle [officers] needed to know about,” to which Latnie replied that there was not; a K9 unit then arrived on scene and indicated for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle, officers stated.
Officers then eliminated Latnie from from the vehicle and carried out a search, during which era, officers discovered “a pillow containing two vacuum sealed luggage containing…