Traffic stop leads to arrest

July 19, 2012

A Green Ridge man has been charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute after officers found medical marijuana in his vehicle.

According to reports, Jason Cartwright, 29, of the 12000 block of Bryson Road, was pulled over by Green Ridge police officers during a vehicle stop. Cartwright was arrested for driving with a suspended license and a search of his car revealed scales, plastic baggies, prescription medical marijuana and other drug-related items.

Cartwright is currently being held at Pettis County Jail on a $150,000 bond.