CHP: Las Vegas man found with pot, pills, cough syrup in Cottonwood

Oct 20, 2015 12:13 PM by News Staff

A Las Vegas man was arrested in Cottonwood after California Highway Patrol Officers found 12 pounds of marijuana, hundreds of prescription pills and several bottles of cough syrup during a traffic stop.

Officers pulled over Adam Lee Jones, 28, on Interstate 5 near Gas Point Road for making an unsafe lane change last Wednesday.

While speaking with Jones officers could smell marijuana coming from Jones’ 2015 Chrysler Sebring and conducted a search.

The search yielded 12 pounds of packaged marijuana, hundreds of prescription pills and bottles of cough syrup, according to the CHP.

Jones was booked into the Shasta County Jail.


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