Marion law enforcement officials made another drug arrest Friday morning after a routine traffic stop led to a search.
According to a release, police stopped a vehicle in the 1500 block of Victory Rd. on Friday at about 1:00 A.M. During the stop, officers reportedly spoke to the vehicle's passenger, leading them to search the car.
Upon searching, officers found evidence that the passenger had been selling marijuana. That man was 27-year old Herman D. Crump III of Detroit, MI. Upon arresting Crump, police reportedly found 32.7 grams of marijuana as well as 60 Percocet pills, and 50 Vicodin pills on his person. Police say the total street value of those items is approximately $2,000.
Crump was taken to Multi County Jail on two charges of aggravated drug trafficking as well as marijuana trafficking. No additional details were released, including what became of the vehicle's driver.
You can aid police in making further drug arrests by calling the anonymous tips line at 740-387-TIPS.