New Details on Arrest of Commissioner Proctor's Son

Jordan Proctor
Posted at 5:48 PM, Apr 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 05:22:15-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - New details are being released on what led to the arrest of the son of Leon County Commission Chairman Bill Proctor.

According to a Tallahassee Police Department report, Jordan Proctor was pulled over after police said the car he was driving ran a red light at the intersection of Old St. Augustine Road and Railroad Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Friday night.

When talking to Proctor, police said they smelled marijuana coming from the car. Police placed Proctor in handcuffs and searched his car, where they found what they claimed to be a marijuana roach still burning in the center console.

Police also spotted a black backpack in the back of a car, which they noted had a large bulge coming out of it. When they opened it, police said they found a mason jar with a substance which they later tested and believed to be marijuana. According to the report, the bag also contained a set of digital scales and baggies which police said are commonly used to package drugs.

In total, police said they seized 36 grams of marijuana. Proctor was charged with marijuana possession with intent to sell, possession of narcotics equipment, and possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana.

His bond is listed at total of $20,000, court documents showed. However, as of Monday evening he was still in custody at the jail.

This is not Jordan Proctor's first run in with law enforcement. In 2014 he was accused of robbing a Pizza Hut delivery driver at gun point. That case has yet to go to trial. Court records show that he is scheduled for a mental health hearing on April 18th in that case.

Last month, Commissioner Proctor proposed an ordinance would reduce the penalties for possession of marijuana to a civil citation.