January 5, 2017
On Monday, January 2, at approximately 1:10 am, an officer stopped a 2016 Nissan Maxima operated by Kris Gardner, age 26, of Fort Leonard Wood, MO on Route 22 near Route 639 because none of its rear lights were activated. During the stop, the officer detected the odor of marijuana and soon discovered a small amount of it along with related paraphernalia. As a result, passenger Angel Rodriguez, age 29, of Columbia, SC was charged with Possession of Under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ms. Gardner was issued a motor vehicle summons for Maintenance of Lamps. Both were released.