ELSANOR, Ala. (WKRG) — A routine traffic stop ended up being something much more criminal.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a driver speeding in the Elsanor community on Wednesday. According to deputies, the driver, Christopher Garett of Catersville, Georgia, refused to stop, and a pursuit began. It ended when Garett started to have engine trouble. Deputies searched the vehicle and found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine, counterfeit currency, marijuana, and a pistol in his possession.
According to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, Garett faces the following charges:
Trafficking in Methamphetamine
Possession of Marijuana 1st
Possession of a Concealed Weapon without a Permit
Driving Under the Influence
Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement
Garett also has federal warrants for Counterfeiting and Drug Conspiracy. He is being held at the Baldwin County Correction Center.