On Saturday morning, a Brandon resident called police after seeing a large bag of marijuana in a passing vehicle. 

The resident drove behind the suspect car as it made stops around the North Hill area. The passenger was holding the bag, the resident told police. 

Police stopped the car in the North End of Brandon. A small amount of marijuana and cash were seized. 

The 20-year-old male passenger of the vehicle was released on a promise to appear in court on Aug. 17 to face charges of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime. 

Clarifications

  • Brandon police clarified that the incident happened Saturday.
    Jun 18, 2017 2:18 PM CT