Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Ohio man yesterday after discovering marijuana, an ecstasy tablet and an AR-15 in his vehicle during a traffic stop.
HSCO stopped Earnest Martin Crawford IV of Cleveland, Ohio for a traffic violation on I-30 at approximately 5:40 am. Loose marijuana was observed on the console of the car during the traffic stop.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana and an ecstasy tablet were located in the vehicle’s console. A Spikes Tactical AR-15 with three magazines was located in the trunk of the car.
A records check showed that Crawford is a convicted felon.
Crawford was taken into custody and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was transported to Hopkins County Jail where he is currently held.