Sumter County, FL (January 14, 2019) – Police say that a 26-year-old was apprehended at a traffic stop after deputies discovered that he had methamphetamine in his vehicle. He has since been identified as Brandon Lynn Baker of 3519 Marianna Place.
Police say that Baker was behind the wheel of a maroon F-150 around 8:59 pm. Wednesday night when he was pulled over for driving with a broken tail light cover. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office called a K-9 unit to the scene where the dog then alerted police that there was something in the pickup truck.
Police suspected drugs so they elicited a pat down, which led to them discovering methamphetamine “rock” in Baker’s pocket. Baker was since arrested for a felony charge of drug possession and has been booked in jail.
Sumter County Drug Possession Laws
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