K-9 sniffs out marijuana, Palo man arrested

K-9 sniffs out marijuana, Palo man arrested

An early morning traffic stop on May 31 led to the arrest of a Palo man after the Clay County Sheriff’s Office K-9 detected marijuana, which was then found following a search of the vehicle.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy stopped a vehicle being driven by Connor Fasse-Shaw for a traffic violation in the 4800 mile of U.S. Highway 71 on May 31 at 2:45 a.m.

Fasse-Shaw’s driver’s license was suspended and he was placed under arrest.

The K-9, Kash, was then deployed to sniff the outside of the vehicle and he alerted.

The sheriff’s office applied for and was granted a warrant to search the vehicle.

The search turned up marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle.

Fasse Shaw was charged with possession of a controlled substance, second offense; possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license and speeding.

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