On July 15, 2021, Sergeant Dixon and Officer Anderson conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Main Street and W. River Road. Sergeant Dixon had personal knowledge that the driver of the vehicle, Joe Cox, Sr., was operating the vehicle while his driver license was suspended. A probable cause search of Cox’s vehicle revealed powder cocaine, “crack” cocaine, eight grams of crystal meth, and twenty grams of suspected cannabis. The estimated street value of the illegal drugs was $500.00.
Cox, 43, was arrested and transported to the Gadsden County Jail for Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine with intent to sell, and Possession of Methamphetamine with intent to sell. Prior to Cox’s arrest, he was out on bond for a prior arrest.
Anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity in our area please contact the Chattahoochee Police Department at 850-663-4383.