A traffic stop for speeding ended in the arrest of two men believed to be dealing in marijuana Sunday.
Marcus James Hardy, 27, and Kevin Michael Hanchard, 21, were each charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hardy was also arrested for DUI.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Dep. Eddie Dalton pulled Hardy over for speeding and he failed a sobriety test. BPD Ofc. Jody Hoagland assisted in a search of the vehicle and discovered four bags of marijuana packaged to sell. Three bundles of money were found in passenger Krishuanna Johnson’s purse and she later stated that the cash was from illegal drug sales. Eighteen grams of pot and $5130 in cash were seized.