2 charged after Dyersburg police find drugs, altered starter pistol during traffic stop, police say – FOX13 Memphis
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A gun normally used to start track races was changed.
On Feb. 11, a Dyersburg police officer stopped a vehicle for violation of a noise ordinance.
The driver was identified as Jody Floyd, and a passenger was identified as Brittany Copeland, police said.
Police also said, Copeland was wanted in Georgia and South Carolina for multiple felony drug charges; however, extradition was only inside the States of Georgia and South Carolina.
A search of the vehicle resulted in methamphetamine, a syringe, and scales.
Additionally, a starter gun typically used to start track races was discovered in the vehicle.
The gun had been altered to accept live .22 caliber bullets, police said.
Floyd was charged with being a felon in possession of a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Copeland was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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