|Published: 8:41 PM, 12/28/2012
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Rickie L. Brown, 53, of White Pine, a suspected
drug dealer, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 27, after the vehicle he was driving
caught the attention of a Newport Police Department patrolman because Brown
failed to keep it within his lane of traffic, the department reported.
Officers allegedly found $5,186.25 in cash in one of
Brown's pockets, and in the vehicle, three clear baggies with suspected
marijuana, two sets of scales, and two unopened jars of moonshine, the NPD
Brown allegedly admitted to selling marijuana to pay for
his drug habit.
Brown was spotted traveling erratically in a 1996 GMC
1500 pickup truck on Cosby Highway, when the traffic stop was made, the report
For more details, please see the weekend edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE.
Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Newport Plain Talk by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting
your email address next to "Add Me" near the top right corner.