TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARREST IN BENTON

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARREST IN BENTON

BENTON — A Bonnie resident is facing drug-related charges after Benton Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of North McLeansboro and Joplin Street late Thursday night.

Police say during the stop, K9 Ranger alerted to the odor of illegal narcotics in the vehicle. Upon investigating, police arrested and charged 22-year-old Jazzmine R. Dent for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Dent was taken to the Franklin County Jail.