While he couldn’t afford insurance on his vehicle, a 25-year-old Gaylesville man had enough money for drugs on Saturday night, according to Summerville Police reports.
Policeman David Westbrooks witnessed a suspicious hand-to-hand transaction at the gasoline pumps at the Circle K gas station on Hwy. 114.
One of the men left in a black 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe that had a suspended tag and the driver had no insurance, according to reports. The officer stopped the SUV on Hwy. 114 near Chattooga High School and asked the driver why there wasn’t a valid tag and the insurance wasn’t paid.
“The offender stated that he just hasn’t had the money to get the tag and insurance on the vehicle because things had been kind of tough lately. The offender told [me] that he had gotten out of prison in November of last year for a drug offense,” Officer Westbrooks stated.
As the officer talked with the driver, Cody W. Aycock, the odor of marijuana was coming from the vehicle, according to a police report.
The officer found two suspected marijuana cigarettes, numerous orange colored plastic bags and three plastic bags of meth, according to Westbrooks.
He was charged with possession of meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, driving with suspended registration, driving without insurance and licenses not on person, according to jail records.