Man arrested for drugs, gun possession, speeding
Published 9:00 am Wednesday, August 4, 2021
A man has been arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 85.
E’Rico Alexander was arrested after allegedly being in possession of five ounces of cocaine, over an ounce of marijuana and two firearms following a traffic stop on July 28.
He was charged with trafficking cocaine, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain felonies, and speeding, according to a Troup County Sheriff’s Office press release.
The vehicle was original pulled over because it was going over the speed limit.