Update: Christian Bryner pleaded guilty to dealing marijuana. His possession of a controlled substance charge was dismissed. He spent four days in jail, but won’t serve any more time on the condition of good behavior and no new arrests. Darrell Ford pleaded guilty to dealing in marijuana. He won’t face any additional jail time pending good behavior and no arrests.
HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities seized an estimated $7,500 worth of drugs during a traffic stop Monday morning.
Police pulled the suspects over in a 2015 Toyota Camry near the 133 mile marker of eastbound I-70 around 9 a.m. for following too close and an improper license plate display.
Officers noted the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and saw commercially-produced marijuana containers.
While searching the vehicle, multiple plastic containers, lip balms, THC-infused edibles, THC-infused bath soak, THC – Shatter / Crumble and Wax, marijuana paraphernalia and a small container containing one Ecstasy pill.
Police arrested the driver, 23-year-old Darrell Ford, and the Passenger, 24-year-old Christian Bryner, on charges of dealing marijuana. Additionally, Bryner was charged with possession of a schedule I controlled substance.