Traffic Stops Leads MVPD to Arrest Man on Multiple Drug-Related Charges

Traffic Stops Leads MVPD to Arrest Man on Multiple Drug-Related Charges

MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday night on multiple drug-related charges after he was stopped in a convenience store parking lot for reportedly not having a valid driver’s license.

According to police, an officer made contact with James Lockwood on the lot of the Huck’s Convenience Store after observing Lockwood drive onto the parking lot. The officer knew Lockwood did not have a valid driver’s license.

Lockwood was initially taken into custody for driving while license revoked. During a subsequent investigation, quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, cannabis, other controlled substances and drug equipment were seized. Additionally, a vehicle and currency were seized pending forfeiture proceedings.

Lockwood was incarcerated in the Jefferson County Justice Center on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver (over 30 grams), Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Deliver (30 grams – 500 grams), Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Equipment.