ON 06/09/2016, TROUTMAN OFFICERS RECIEVED A CALL IN REFERENCE TO A CARELESS &RECKLESS DRIVER TRAVELING THROUGH TROUTMAN. IREDELL ECOM DISPATCH GAVE A DESCRIPTION AND REGISTRATION PLATE NUMBER OF THE VEHICLE. OFFICERS WERE ABLE TO LOCATE THE VEHICLE PARKED NEAR AUTUMN LEAF ROAD AND SOUTH MAIN STREET. OFFICERS MADE CONTACT WITH THE DRIVER WHO WAS IDENTIFIED AS JOSHUA MICHAEL ELLIOTT, 34 YOA, OF MOORESVILLE. DURING THE INVESTIGATION, A SEARCH OF MR. ELLIOTT AND THE VEHICLE WAS CONDUCTED. TABLETS OF OXYCODONE WERE FOUND ON MR. ELLIOTTS ‘S PERSON AND IN THE VEHICLE, ALONG WITH SEVERAL PIECES OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. MR ELLIOTT WAS CHARGE WITH 2 COUNTS OF MISDPOSSESSION OF SCHEDULE II AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. OFFENDER WAS CHARGED BY OFFICERS AND RELEASED AT THE SCENE.
THE TROUTMAN POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS A ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE AND SALES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REPORT DRUG USE AND/OR SALES YOU CAN DO SO VIA THE TROUTMAN POLICE TIP LINE, 704-528-7610 OPTION 6; IREDELL CRIME STOPPERS, OR VIA THE TROUTMAN POLICE WEBSITE, WWW.TROUTMANNC.GOV/TIPS.
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