On Wednesday July 17th at 11:30 pm, WPD observed a 2018 Ford Escape on East Wickenburg Way at Jack Burden Road going above the posted speed limit. The officer followed the vehicle eastbound and observed that it continued to speed. A traffic stop was conducted on Highway 60 at milepost 113.
Upon contacting the male driver and female passenger, the officer detected a strong odor of unburnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. Both occupants were cooperative, however, neither had a valid medical marijuana card. During the search of the vehicle, a total of over three (3) pounds of marijuana and marijuana candies (including packaging), THC extract and vape capsules as well as drug paraphernalia were located.
The driver, 20-year-old Andrew Grant, and passenger, 21-year-old Ysabel Shield, both from Flagstaff, Arizona were booked into 4th Avenue Jail on seven felony charges including possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of narcotic drugs, possession with intent to sell and transportation of marijuana and narcotics.