Simpson Co. traffic stop leads to arrest of Bowling Green man on slew of charges
SIMPSON CO., Ky. (WBKO) - The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, Tuesday, on a 2014 Chevy equinox heading eastbound on Scottsville Road.
According to the sheriff’s deputy, the car was driven by 50-year-old Robert Wilson of Bowling Green and failed to dim his headlights as he passed the deputy.
Authorities say the deputy detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle which led to a search of Wilson’s vehicle where he found several types of illegal drugs, as well as drug paraphernalia and a handgun.
Also during the stop, it was learned that Wilson was a convicted felon and the vehicle was stolen from Metro Nashville.
Wilson was arrested and taken to the Simpson County Detention Center on the following charges:
Failure to Dim Headlights, Failure of Non-Owner Maintain Insurance, Operating on Suspended License, Possession of Marijuana, Trafficking Marijuana Less Than 8 Ounces Enhancement, Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine Third Offense, Drug Paraphernalia, Receiving Stolen Property Under 10,000, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun and Failure to Notify the Department of Transportation of Address Change.
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