Jun 21, 2022

Downs man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Posted Jun 21, 2022 6:10 PM
Bradley-photo Marion County
Bradley-photo Marion County

MARION COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on drug charges.

Just after midnight early Tuesday, police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 56 near Ridge Road for a vehicle traveling over the posted speed limit, according to a social media report.

While speaking with the driver, later identified as 37-year-old Joshua Bradley of Downs, he indicated the presence of marijuana in his vehicle.

A subsequent search led to the location of 14.3 grams of methamphetamine, 7.3 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

The officer arrested Bradley on requested charges of Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, no drug tax stamp, no proof of liabliity insurance and speed over posted maximum.