6.5 pounds of Ecstasy, pistol among items found during Mo. traffic stop

6.5 pounds of Ecstasy found in Pemiscot, Co., Mo. traffic stop

PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Three people were arrested during a drug stop in Pemiscot County, Missouri.

It happened on Monday, June 3 around 8:39 p.m.

A trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said he pulled over a vehicle on Interstate 55 for a traffic violation.

According to officials, 41-year-old Corey L. Crosby of Indianapolis, 21-year-old Brandon J. Wallace of Louisiana, and 24-year-old Jamari D. Jenkins of Mississippi, were all placed on a 24 hour hold in Pemiscot County.

All three, from Indianapolis, were charged with felony possession of a controlled substance - Ecstasy, felony possession of a controlled substance - Oxycodone and felony drug trafficking. Jenkins faces the additional charge of felony possession of a stolen firearm.

During the stop, the trooper said he became suspicious and requested the Pemiscot Co. K-9 at the scene.

The K-9 alerted officials to items in the trunk of the car including 6.5 pounds of Ecstasy, 0.5 pounds of Oxycodone and a stolen pistol.

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