Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 07 2012 1:16 PM
On May 6, 2012 the Dothan Police Department made a felony narcotic arrest following a routine traffic stop. While on routine patrol, an alert patrolman performed a traffic stop on the suspect for failure to use turn signal. The officer stated he made contact with the driver Charles Murphy and learned through a routine driver’s license check that Murphy had active warrants. Murphy was placed under arrest and a search of his vehicle after was conducted after the officer saw Murphy attempting to conceal something beneath his seat. A search of the car and located a clear plastic bag under the seat that contained methamphetamine.
· Charles Murphy, white male, 47 years of age, of Moates Street was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with a $15,000 bond.