4 Men From Out Of State Charged After Drugs Found Following I-75 Speeding Stop

Friday, December 21, 2012

Four men from out of state have been arrested by Chattanooga Police after drugs were found in their vehicle following a speeding stop on I-75.

In the incident Wednesday, Officer G. Romero said he observed a white van that was traveling at a high rate of speed - 72 in a 55.

He said he could smell a strong odor of marijuana as he approached the van. He said the driver , Reginald Houston, informed him that his license was revoked.

The officer said he asked to search the vehicle and it turned up two handguns and some six ounces of crack cocaine.

Houston, Riley Major, Demarcus Adams and Vernon Dean were charged with felonious possession of a firearm and felonious possession of cocaine. Houston was also charged with speeding and driving on a revoked license.

Adams, 26, is from Little Rock. Dean, 30, is from Knoxville. Houston, 24, is from Knoxville. Major, 35, is from Chicago.

 


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