DUNWOODY, Ga. — An officer on patrol May 18 near Chamblee Dunwoody Road and Savoy Drive discovered the license plate number belonging to the male owner of a vehicle had an active warrant for failure to appear on traffic charges and a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle.
The report says the officer noticed an odor of marijuana while approaching the driver’s window. Once the suspect was positively identified, he was detained and placed in the rear of the patrol vehicle. An assisting officer arrived at the stop to search the vehicle.
During the search, five bank cards under different names were found in addition to blank payroll tickets from multiple businesses. When asked about the items, the suspect claimed they belonged to a friend who borrowed the vehicle. He declined to give the friend’s name.
Two iPhone’s and a laptop were also found in the vehicle before it was impounded. The items were taken into evidence and the suspect was arrested for driving with a suspended license. He was transferred to DeKalb County Jail.