Traffic stop in DeKalb county leads to drug arrest

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From DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

CROSSVILLE, Ala. (WDEF) – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says a traffic stop on Sunday on County Road 3  ended with a drug arrest.

Deputies tried to stop Corbin for a traffic violation, but say 48-year-old Jeffery Lynn Corbin of Boaz did not pull over for about half a mile during which time Corbin threw several items out of the window.

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According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies located the items which were identified as plastic bags containing a total of 33 grams of methamphetamine.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office also says Corbin had a large amount of money on him and in his vehicle.

Corbin was arrested and charged with Trafficking in any Illegal Drug, Criminal Littering and Drug Paraphernalia, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

In a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson said “I want to thank the Deputies and Geraldine Officer for their attentiveness to detail and follow up on what was first a traffic violation that turned into a large drug seizure.”

**Photo courtesy of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.