Interstate traffic stop turns up pot, Ecstasy

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 25, 2011

A Brandon man faces a charge of possession of Ecstasy after his arrest Saturday afternoon during a traffic stop on Interstate 20 West near Bovina, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said.

Pace said Robert Williams, 28, 252 Brandon Place, was stopped by a sheriff’s deputy for a moving violation. During the traffic stop, the deputy saw a small amount of marijuana in the car and arrested Williams.

While searching Williams after the arrest, he said, the deputy found a small amount of Ecstasy, an illegal drug that can cause hallucinations.

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Williams was being held without bond in the Warren County Jail.