After discovering Lockett had a warrant out for his arrest, Howell handcuffed him and turned to interview a woman, Shanery Ross, who was with him. Ross’ name matched the name on the vehicle registration, Howell wrote in the report.
Howell told Ross she saw marijuana in the car and had probable cause to search.
Ross said there was less than a gram of marijuana in the car. Howell searched both the car and the trunk, where she found about 4 grams of cocaine, digital scales, a loaded pistol, $100 of cash and more marijuana, according to the police report.
Ross was released with a citation for cruelty to animals and Lockett was taken to jail for the outstanding warrant as well as felony charges of cocaine and marijuana possession, intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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