Traffic violation turns into multiple charges for Alton man - KMOV.com

Traffic violation turns into multiple charges for Alton man

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ALTON Il. (KMOV) – A 19-year-old man was arrested Friday and later charged with drug possession after an officer pulled him over for failing to signal a turn.

After the officer pulled Dylan Pruitt over, he reportedly detected an odor coming from inside the vehicle. After searching the car, a marijuana smoking device was found as well as a loaded handgun with the serial numbers scratched off.

Pruitt was taken into custody and is held pending formal charges. He was issued a misdemeanor complaint for illegal drug possession and a traffic citation for failure to signal a turn.

Bond is set at $50,000.

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