Traffic violation leads to trafficking charge


By Andrea Saddler - [email protected]



Deputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department seized several plastic baggies containing marijuana in Eastern on Sunday.


EASTERN – A traffic stop in Eastern over the weekend led to an arrest for drug trafficking.

On Sunday, Floyd County Sheriff’s Department deputies stopped a vehicle traveling in Eastern for a routine traffic violation. Upon noticing the occupants of the vehicle acting nervous, deputies investigated further and discovered several plastic bags of marijuana inside.

The driver of the vehicle, Harvey, Giese, 20 , of Minnie, was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, among various other charges.

Deputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department seized several plastic baggies containing marijuana in Eastern on Sunday.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/web1_Eastern-Drug-bust.jpgDeputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department seized several plastic baggies containing marijuana in Eastern on Sunday.

By Andrea Saddler

[email protected]

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for The Floyd County Times. She can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for The Floyd County Times. She can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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