A man was arrested around 11:40 p.m. Saturday while driving on Canton Pike for several drug-related charges following a call regarding a possible disturbance, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.
The report states police were called to a home on Pin Oak Drive for a possible disturbance. Upon officers’ arrival, they met with William M. Jones, 43, Hopkinsville, who had gotten into his pickup truck and began traveling north on Pyle Lane.
After Jones left the area, it was discovered that he had a Calloway County warrant for his arrest, the report said.
Police then conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle while he was on Canton Pike, the report added.
Upon arrival with Jones, officers could allegedly smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from his vehicle.
Police asked Jones where the marijuana was located in his vehicle, to which he allegedly replied there was a small amount of marijuana in the center console as well as a firearm behind the driver’s seat, according to the report.
Police searched the vehicle and allegedly found two mason jars of marijuana in the center console, several clear ziploc bags with marijuana residue, a clear bag with “spice,” a pipe with marijuana residue, a vape pen with THC juice, two firearms, one magazine of hollowpoint ammunition and four boxes of 9 millimeter rounds, the report stated.
Jones was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana, possession of synthetic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and using restricted ammo during felony (no shots).
Jones was also served a warrant for failure to pay court costs out of Calloway County, the report added.