Trooper seizes marijuana, illegal edible candies during SW Mississippi traffic stop
Mississippi Highway Patrol State Troopers have seized approximately 15 pounds of marijuana along with 12 pounds of illegal edible candies following a traffic stop on I-55 in Pike County.
On Tuesday, at approximately 4:29 p.m., a state trooper observed a northbound Mercedes Benz passenger car speeding at mile marker 10 in Pike County and initiated a traffic stop. Upon further investigation, the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered the marijuana and edible candies.
The driver, Tyrece Q. McDonald, 28, from Madison, was arrested and transported to the Pike County Jail where he was charged with felony possession of marijuana, felony possession of schedule one narcotics, felony trafficking in controlled substances and speeding. Agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics are assisting with the case.