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ST. GEORGE — A visitors cease on Bluff Avenue for an alleged visitors violation Thursday night resulted within the arrest of an area man after the officer deployed his Okay-9, Enzo, to smell across the car.
Keyshawum Tolua-Campbell, 21, of St. George, was arrested and booked into jail going through 4 third-degree felonies, together with three counts of illegal acquisition of a finance card and possession of a number of ID paperwork.
In keeping with charging paperwork submitted to the Washington County Legal professional’s Workplace for assessment, he additionally faces two misdemeanors for offering no proof of insurance coverage and driving on a suspended license.
The arrest stems from an incident that started with a visitors cease shortly earlier than 7:30 p.m. Thursday when a patrol officer stopped a car with two occupants heading north on Bluff Avenue after a test of the license plate revealed there was no insurance coverage on file.
In the course of the cease, the officer deployed his Okay-9, and through a sniff across the car, the canine indicated the presence of narcotics.
The officer performed a search of the car and located a Mason jar that smelled of uncooked marijuana, the report states, together with a small baggie containing what seemed to be a marijuana cigarette.
Within the trunk, the officer positioned a pockets containing 5 identification playing cards and two bank cards, none of which belonged to both the driving force or passenger. A subsequent test of the suspect’s driver’s license revealed it was suspended, and the car insurance coverage standing couldn’t be confirmed by police.
Whereas talking to officers, Tolua-Campbell allegedly admitted to possessing the Mason jar and cigarette butt. When requested concerning the ID and bank cards discovered within the trunk, the suspect informed police the pockets and its contents didn’t belong to him, the officer famous, including that “he doesn’t know the particular person they belong to.”
The suspect was arrested and transported to Purgatory Correctional Facility, the place he was booked and stays in custody on $5,740 bail.
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