Passenger in Pineville traffic stop arrested for second drug trafficking charge in two weeks
From The Pineville Police Department -
On Wednesday afternoon January 13, 2021, at 4:30 pm, Pineville Officer Brandon Hollingsworth made a traffic stop on a 1988 Honda Accord on Tennessee Avenue for the passenger not wearing their seat belt.
After the driver, Heather Davis, was told the reason for the stop she was asked for consent to search the vehicle which was given.
Both Davis and her passenger 58-year-old Gary Wilson of Middlesboro were then asked to exit the vehicle as the search was conducted. Officer Hollingsworth found a red bag in the back seat of the car containing a black bag which held a clear baggie with a crystal-like substance believed to be Methamphetamine. Also found were two clear baggies with Marijuana inside the front pocket of the red bag and Wilson had $1336.00 in cash in his possession. Also, he took ownership of the bags.
Gary Wilson was arrested and lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with trafficking in controlled substance – 1st degree, 1st offense (greater than 2 grams – Methamphetamine) and possession of Marijuana.
Heather Davis was cited to court for no seat belt and failure to produce insurance card.
This is the second time in two weeks that Wilson was arrested for trafficking Methamphetamine. He was arrested by Bell County K-9 Deputy Adam Southern on December 29, 2020, after being found with another man in possession of over 148 grams of Methamphetamine along with Suboxone, a bag of Marijuana, digital scales, distribution baggies, drug paraphernalia. He had been released on bond on January 2, 2021.