Routine Traffic Stop Results in Arrest for Drug Possession and DUI

May 23, 2023 at 10:12 am by WGNS News

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MURFREESBORO, TN – An Officer with the Murfreesboro Police Department made a routine traffic stop that lead to the arrest of a man for drug possession and driving under the influence last month.

The driver, identified as 20-year-old Antancio Modesto, was pulled over by Sergeant Nathan Corwin for driving without headlights on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. on Sunday, April 30.


During the investigation, Modesto was found to be driving under the influence and in possession of two kilos of heroin and one kilo of cocaine, along with a small bag containing one gram of cocaine, according to the MPD. Modesto is charged with felony possession of Schedule I drugs for resale, felony possession of Schedule II drugs for resale, DUI and driving on a suspended license.

Modesto is currently being held in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on a $277,500 bond.  A hearing is set June 5 in General Sessions Court.

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