Baldwin police officers recovered suspected marijuana, methamphetamine, a glass pipe and just over $2,000 in cash in a traffic stop that led to an arrest of a Mount Airy man on drug charges.

The Baldwin Police Department seized drugs and a large sum of cash in an arrest that stemmed from a traffic stop.

Johnny Ray Jordan, 40, Mount Airy, was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute/sale/deliver, possession of marijuana and driving under the influence (drugs).

Jordan was stopped while driving on Hwy. 441 by a Baldwin police officer after he reportedly failed to stop for a red traffic light. The officer also noted the driver was not wearing a seat belt. When he approached the vehicle, the officer noted "an overwhelming odor of unburned marijuana."


Other recent arrests were:

•Margaritoz Rivera, 46, 201 Brookcrest Road, Cornelia, obstructing a law enforcement officer and noise violation.

•William Lee West, 28, 1750 Heathridge Court, Lawrenceville, warrant service arrest.

•William J. Satterfield, 70, 153 Chandler STreet, Baldwin, battery.

•Tommy Phonsey Athakane, 32, 2999 Jonquil Trail, Smyrna, warrant service arrest.

•Johnny Ray Jordan, 49, P.O. Box 282, Mount Airy, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and DUI.


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