Estherville Traffic Stop Results In Arrest

Tue 2-2-2016 []

(Estherville)-- A traffic stop early Saturday in Estherville resulted in the arrest of a Thompson man on drug charges. Estherville police say it happened shortly after 4:00 a.m. when an officer pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, the officer reported a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A subsequent investigation resulted in authorities discovering the driver, 35-year-old Dustin Moffett, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a marijuana pipe.    

Moffett was arrested and booked into the Emmet county jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance...marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Moffett appeared before a Magistrate and was released after posting a $1,500 unsecured bond.