Speeding violation leads to drugs and counterfeit money arrest in Baldwin County

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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.

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