Smelling Something Funny, Trooper Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

Posted: April 11, 2013 at 6:26 am

Yesterday, just before 5:20pm, the Alaska State Trooper contacted 28-year-old John Hughes of Seward on a traffic stop.

Troopers told us that during the course of the traffic stop, the responding trooper smelled an overwhelming aroma of marijuana. Subsequent investigation revealed the driver to have 2.207 grams of marijuana on his persons. Marijuana was confiscated and Hughes was charged with Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 6th degree and issued a summons.

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4 Comments to “Smelling Something Funny, Trooper Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges”

  • Waste of time says:

    $100.00 fine, $50.00 surcharge….. why is this a newsworthy event? Bigger fines are given for speeding tickets, are you going to report on other trivial events as well?

  • shackleton says:

    2.207 grams of Pot makes the news? If this is the most significant crime that happened in Alaska the Troopers had a pretty good day and KSRM is hard up for real news.

  • I like that they weighed it down to a 1000th of a gram.

  • Hmmm... says:

    I thought the Supreme Court just decided that an officer simply smelling an odor was not enough for a search.