Springfield man arrested on multiple drug charges after traffic stop

1 min read

SPRINGFIELD — Trooper Jonathan Foley of the State Police-Springfield arrested a 19-year-old man on drug possession and intent to distribute charges after a traffic stop late Tuesday night.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 17, Foley was patrolling when he noticed a blue Volkswagen Jetta fail to obey a stop sign at the intersection of Federal and Taylor streets.

After initiating a traffic stop, Foley approached the vehicle and identified the driver as Brandy Perez of Springfield.

During the interaction, Foley observed a large sum of cash bound with rubber bands, multiple baggies of suspected marijuana, and several packages of suspected THC vape pens in Perez’s possession.

The quantity of THC products and the way they were packaged led to Perez’s arrest.

Authorities found approximately 61 individual baggies of marijuana and 31 THC vape pens in the vehicle.

Perez was taken to the Springfield Barracks for booking and was scheduled for arraignment at Springfield District Court.

He faces charges including possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute, possession of a Class D substance, possession of a Class C substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a Class C substance.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.