By B.A. Little, Reporter • firstname.lastname@example.org
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 12, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Brandon Phillips stopped a vehicle on Highway 35 in Scottsboro for a tag violation.
During the course of the stop, Phillips developed a suspicion that there were controlled substances inside the vehicle.
During a search of the vehicle, approximately 5.1 pounds of synthetic cannabinoids (spice) were located in the passenger compartment of the vehicle.
William Travis Payne, 25 of Whiteside, Tenn. was arrested and transported to the Jackson County Jail without incident.
Payne also had a warrant for Failure to Pay on a Traffic Violation, and was charged with Trafficking in a Synthetic Controlled Substance.
Bond has not yet been set at this time.