(Michigan City, IN) - A suspected drug dealer was arrested and a wad of cash seized during a traffic stop in Michigan City. Ian Williams, 20, of Michigan City is now charged.
According to police, Williams on January 19 was stopped for failing to use a turn signal in the area of Pine and Franklin streets, where the approaching officer was met by an overwhelming smell of marijuana despite a can of air freshener in the vehicle.
A plastic bag stuffed with one ounce of marijuana along with several cartridges containing THC oil were allegedly seized during a search of the vehicle. Police said two bundles of cash and money from his wallet totaling more than $1,300 were also confiscated. A scale and a large amount of clear plastic bags were among the other items turning up in the search.
According to court records, Williams already has two marijuana related convictions within the past six months.