Friday, June 11, 2010
Traffic Stop - From Speeding to Crack
On Tuesday, June 8, 2010 the K-9 unit of the Marianna Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Honda passenger vehicle for excessive speed on Jefferson St. Contact was made with the driver (Joseph Howard Morton). It was discovered that Morton’s driver’s license were suspended for numerous reasons. During the course of the traffic stop it was discovered that Morton was in possession of crack cocaine. He was arrested and will await first appearance at the Jackson County Correctional Facility.