Officer finds marijuana following traffic stop
FARMINGTON — A local man is facing time in prison after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana with intent to sale.
On Friday, Stephen Wayne Reed, 26, of Farmington, pleaded guilty to the charge. He is scheduled to be sentenced on June 19 before Circuit Court Judge Kenneth W. Pratte.
According to court records, Reed was driving when he was pulled over for not having his headlights on in inclement weather. The officer noticed an odor of marijuana and that the passenger appeared nervous.
The officer searched the vehicle and found a bag of marijuana.
In other cases, Joshua Denby, 28, of Park Hills, was placed on probation for second-degree burglary.
Michael E. Smith, 48, of Fisk, was sentenced to four years in prison for violating the probation he received for failure to pay child support.
Mark E. Fritz, 30, of Bonne Terre, was sentenced to seven years in prison for violating the probation he received for tampering with a motor vehicle.
Tonya Henson, 35, of Bonne Terre, was placed on five years of supervised probation for passing a bad check.