I-75 traffic stop in Adel leads to drug arrest

Items seized during the traffic stop. / Photo: Adel Police Department

An early traffic stop on I-75 in Cook County led to a drug arrest Sunday morning.

Adel police say a a car was clocked going 84 mph on the interstate and was pulled over.

The officer making the stop approached the driver and could smell marijuana from the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle yielded marijuana in the glove box, the back seat and on the passenger of the vehicle, Ruben Sanchez.

Sanchez is facing possession of marijuana more than one ounce and possession of marijuana with the intent to sale/deliver/distribute.

The driver of the vehicle, Beamando Garcia Hernandez, was charged with speeding.

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