This morning, 03/12/2014, just after 1 am, Officer Nick Harwood stopped a vehicle for defective vehicle equipment. The driver, after noticing the officer, cut across lanes of traffic turning sharply into the Shamrock Inn parking lot.
Upon contact, Ofc. Harwood could smell the odor of alcohol and marijuana emitting from within the vehicle. The officer searched the vehicle and driver, identified as Benjamin Lyles AGE 17, and found 7 grams of illegal mushrooms, open alcohol, and a marijuana pipe. Benjamin Lyles was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance PG 2 and possession of drug paraphernalia.