Drugs found after traffic stop Sunday


Pine Bluff police attempting to make a traffic stop on a vehicle Sunday arrested the driver after he allegedly threw two plastic bags containing a suspected marijuana out the window of the vehicle.

Willie Baines, 25, was driving the car and when police stopped it, they saw a small bag of suspected cocaine in plain sight.

Vice and Narcotics Detective Richard McCorvy reported that the cocaine weighed .o1 grams and the total weight of the marijuana was eight grams.

In addition to the felony allegation of possession of cocaine, Baines was also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and several traffic offenses.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set a $5,000 bond for Baines on the felony allegation, and told him to come back to court July 2.

Baines said he would hire his own attorney.