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Traffic Stop In Franklin Leads To Discovery Of Meth; 2 Arrested

Traffic Stop In Franklin Leads To Discovery Of Meth; 2 Arrested

CREATED May 29, 2014

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - A traffic stop in Franklin led to the arrest of two people on meth charges.

Franklin police pulled over James Tucker, of Shelbyville, on I-65 near Murfreesboro Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday after they noticed a tail light out on his vehicle.

They said the 40-year-old man had a revoked driver’s license. They also discovered methamphetamine and some items used to make meth inside the vehicle.

Narcotics detectives along with the Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force clean-up crew responded and determined that no dangerous chemicals were present.

Tucker, along with his passenger, 35-year-old Sandi Jett of Lewisburg, were arrested and charged with Promotion of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Schedule II Drug. Tucker was also charged with driving on a revoked license, while Jett was charged with Possession of a Schedule VI Drug.

Tucker’s bond was set at $15,000; Jett’s was set at $16,000. Both were due in court on June 5.