When the authorities checked out a report about an attempted break-in at a residence, the suspect was found with several items that led the police to believe he was dealing drugs.
25-year-old Samuel Jones resides in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Just before midnight on December 27, State Troopers went to a home after someone called and reported that they believed someone was trying to force their way into the dwelling.
When the police collected information about the alleged attempted break-in, the resident said they saw someone drive away in a white Chevy truck at the time of the event.
The authorities searched for the truck, and it was reported that officers found that a vehicle that matched the description of the one given. The vehicle was still in the residential area where the incident took place.
A traffic stop was performed on the truck, and the police identified Jones as the driver.
When they interacted with the man, the police reported that Jones looked like he was intoxicated.
Jones reportedly agreed to take a roadside sobriety test, and the officers reported that he did not perform well.
His vehicle was searched by the authorities, and it was reported that they discovered just over 9 pounds of marijuana, many THC infused edibles, drug paraphernalia, almost 200 Adderall pills, and nearly $26,000 cash.
Jones, who is facing charges of driving under the influence, first-offense possession of a controlled substance, sale of narcotic substance, illegal operation of a motor vehicle without an ignition device, avoidance or tampering with an interlock device, failure to keep narcotics in the original container and use of drug paraphernalia, was placed under arrest.
After posting a $5,000 bond, he was released from incarceration.
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