Driver Arrested in DeKalb County Traffic Stop with Drugs and Counterfeit Money
– DeKalb County Police Department apprehends a driver during a traffic stop at a Shell Station on Candler Road.
– Driver attempts to hide a firearm and engages in a struggle with officers; subsequent search reveals over an ounce of marijuana, other narcotics, and thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills.
In DeKalb County, Georgia, authorities have taken a driver into custody following a traffic stop at a Shell Station on Candler Road. The DeKalb County Police Department pulled over the driver on Tuesday afternoon, leading to a series of events. During the stop, investigators discovered that the driver was trying to conceal a firearm, which resulted in a physical altercation with the officers. Subsequently, a search was conducted, revealing that the driver was in possession of more than an ounce of marijuana, along with other illicit substances. Additionally, the search yielded thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills. The identity of the driver has not been disclosed, and officials have not yet announced the charges they may be facing.