Drug and Drug Paraphernalia Arrest

On Saturday December 19, 2015 at 12:26 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at 470th St. and 380th Ave. south of Ayrshire, IA. A 1996 Chevy Lumina, driven by James Patrick Griffin (51) of Laurens, IA., was stopped for traffic violations. During the course of the stop drug paraphernalia was observed which contained a substance believed to be marijuana.

Griffin was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Speed.