FCSO: 18-year-old arrested, charged after drugs found in truck during traffic stop
Officials say the man had ‘extreme nervous behavior’ when he was pulled over
FAYETTE COUNTY – An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged after a sheriff’s deputy says he found drugs and drug paraphernalia in the man’s vehicle during a traffic stop.
The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office conducted the traffic stop Friday around 11:56 p.m. on a Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling eastbound on State Highway 71 near St . James Church Road.
Deputies say he was pulled over for failing to maintain a single lane.
During the traffic stop, the driver, Isaac Noel Rodriguez, of La Grange, had ‘extreme nervous behavior’ and admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle, authorities say.
A vehicle search was conducted and officials say they found a clear bag of marijuana, a dark brown mushroom and drug paraphernalia.
Rodriguez was taken to the Dan R. Beck Justice Center and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.
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