Traffic stop leads to arrest of Princeton man on multiple charges

On March 18, 2017, at 12:28 a.m. Gibson County Deputies stopped a Blue 1993 Chevy S10 on State Road 64 near County Road 725 E for failing to dim their headlights to oncoming traffic and failing to maintain its lane of travel. Upon approaching the vehicle the driver was identified as 24 year old Cody Stewart of Princeton. While speaking with Mr. Stewart deputies detected the odor of burnt Marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. At that point a roadside investigation was conducted that resulted in Mr. Stewart being transported to the Gibson County Jail. Upon arriving at the jail Mr. Stewart was charged with Carrying a Handgun without a License, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamines, Possession of a Syringe, and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. He remains in custody on a $3,000 bond. 

Arresting Officer Deputy Ben Kiesel was assisted in his investigation by Deputy U.B. Smith. 

All Criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent unt il, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.