Two Arrested on Crack ChargesJun 28th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Crime, Front Page
On Friday 06-24-11 at 1010 am , Ptl. T. Johnson observed a blue motor scooter riding on Parramore st. being driven by Jarvis McQuay. Ptl. Johnson had prior knowledge of McQuay’s license being suspended . At this time, Johnson attempted to make contact with Mcquay, who pulled onto First St. and jumped off the scooter and got into the passenger side of a white Buick Lasabre which was illegally parked on First Ave. Johnson conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with Mcquay sitting in the passenger side of the vehicle.
While Johnson was speaking with McQuay , he observed the smell of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. Johnson advised Mcquay to step out of the vehicle. Mcquay stepped out of the vehicle and threw a clear plastic bag containing marijuana into the vehicle. At this time, Mcquay was placed under arrest. Ptl. A. Land made contact with the driver Melvine Boynton and advised her to step out of the vehicle. Boynton stepped out of the vehicle and threw a red and white cigarette carton box in to the street and slapped Ptl. Land in the face. Boynton attempted to run , but was apprehended by Ptl. Land. Officers located 70 pieces of crack cocaine inside the cigarette carton. Both Jarvis McQuay and Melvine Boynton were transported to the county jail.
Jarvis McQuay : Dwls , Poss. of Marijuana , Tampering with evidence and Resisting with violence.
Melvine Boynton : Poss. of crack cocaine with intent to sell , Battery on LEO , Tampering with evidence and resisting arrest with violence.