TCSO deputies make marijuana bust during routine traffic stop

By: Melanie Ruberti

July 29, 2014

Troup County Sheriff’s deputies made a drug bust following a routine traffic stop.

According to the Sheriffs Office, a deputy stopped a silver 2006 Cadillac DTS Saturday night on Interstate 85, near mile marker 20. The deputy said he noticed the vehicle was following another car too closely and was failing to maintain its lane of traffic.

After pulling the car over, the deputy said he noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The deputy brought out his K9 who gave a positive indication of the odor of narcotics coming from the car. According to the sheriffs office, the deputy searched the car and found four pounds of marijuana coming from the trunk.

The driver, Toranto Frye and his passenger, Charisse Creighton were arrested. They were charged with possession of marijuana. Frye was also charged with following too closely.