GATE CITY, Va. (WJHL) – A traffic stop in Gate City ended with officers finding drugs and cash in the vehicle.
According to a post from the Gate City Police Department, Sergeant Penly stopped a green Chevrolet truck for speeding on Monday.
The truck was reportedly driving 58 mph in a 45 mph zone.
Penley learned that the driver, identified as Jerry Lee Roberston of St. Paul, had a revoked Virginia driver’s license.
The post also states that the registration on the truck came back to a purple Toyota.
GCPD reports Penley saw needles in plain view while he was speaking with Robertson about his license and registration.
A search of the vehicle and Robertson reportedly found a baggie containing a crystal-like substance. The post states Robertson told Penley it was methamphetamine.
The search also found $1,492 in cash.
Robertson was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine. The post also states he was cited for speeding, improper registration, defective equipment and an expired inspection sticker.