Following a traffic stop on Main Street last Friday afternoon, officers searched the vehicle and discovered 2 ½ ounces of marijuana, 12-guage shotgun shells and approximately $19,300 in $100 bills. The driver, Louis David Shipes, 27, of Susanville, was arrested for an outstanding warrant and also was charged with being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition and transportation of marijuana.
A Main Street traffic stop by Susanville Police officers landed a Susanville man in custody on an outstanding arrest warrant and drug charges
According to a statement from the SPD, officers stopped a vehicle on Grand Avenue near First Street about 1:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10. During the stop, officers were advised the driver of the vehicle, Louis David Shipes, 27, of Susanville, had a no-bail felony warrant for violation of his Post Release Community Supervision. Shipes was arrested for his outstanding warrant without incident.
Shipes was subsequently searched, and officers located a black bag on his person containing approximately $19,300 in $100 dollar bills. During a further search of the vehicle before being stored, officers located two baggies of suspected marijuana weighing approximately 2 ½ ounces. Officers also found a box of 12-gauge shotgun shells.
Shipes was arrested on his warrant and also charged with being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition and transportation of marijuana.