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Police: Quincy man found with drugs inside car after traffic stop

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Posted at 12:50 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 09:58:51-04

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Quincy man was arrested after officers found multiple drugs in his vehicle while conducting a traffic stop.

According to a press release, on Wednesday at 1:50 a.m. Quincy Police Officers pulled a vehicle over for a minor tag violation.

The driver, Nathaniel Price, 34, didn't cooperate when officers were trying to pull his vehicle over.

Officers said that when they finally got Price to stop, he resisted getting out of his vehicle.

Eventually officers were able to remove Price from the vehicle and place him into custody.

Officers then immediately noticed the strong smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. When officers searched the vehicle they found marijuana, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and $2,000 in cash.

Price told officers that none of the drugs in the car were his, however the money in the car was his “Baby mama’s."

Based on the evidence, Price was arrested on multiple drug charges including possession of cocaine, as well as flee and eluding police and driving while license is suspended or revoked. 

Quincy Police ask all citizens to report drug dealers and drug activity to police by calling (850) 627-7111.