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Driver Charged with Traffic and Drug Violations in Zebulon

ZEBULON - According to the Chief of Police J. Hemphill on Saturday January 19th, 2019 the Zebulon Police Department come in contact with a male subject named Hunter Keith Rakestraw failed to stop at the red-light while driving a 2012 KIA optima located at Thomaston Street and Barnesville Street. Upon making contact with the driver Hunter Rakestraw Sgt. C. Tillery and Officer K. Lynch detected a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle.

A probable cause search of the vehicle was then conducted and officers did locate approximately 3.5 grams of loose marijuana and also located in a back pack was 180 individual boxes of butane hash oil (aka DAB). Each box had a 1 gram container of the oil and all the oils were at least 90% THC.

The driver was then charged with Failure to obey a traffic signal, Possession of Marijuana less than 1oz and Possession of Butane Hash Oil (aka DAB) with intent to distribute. Hunter Rakestraw was turned over to the county jail.

Submitted 1.25.19