Man Busted For Half A Pound Of MarijuanaMay 31st, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Crime, Front Page
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Tuesday morning May 24, 2011 at 5:15 am Investigators of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 10 that resulted in the arrest of Christopher Ben Guthrie, DOB: 02/05/1989 of Miami, FL.
During the stop Investigators observed signs of criminal activity and conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and the contents within. Investigators located over a half of pound of marijuana packaged for sell along with $1,411.00 in currency concealed in the same location and manor as the marijuana.
Guthrie was arrested without incident and charged with Possession of marijuana more than 20 grams with intent to sell and Possession of drug paraphernalia. The marijuana, currency and equipment used to package the marijuana was seized.