Keagon Fogle, 23, of Bellefontaine, was issued citations and had his vehicle towed from the scene of a traffic stop initiated around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in the area of 1950 S. Main St. by officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department.
Officers reportedly observed the white Chevrolet vehicle Fogle was driving swerve within its lane of travel and checked the license plate of the vehicle.
The registration came back expired, officers report, and a traffic stop was initiated.
Upon making contact with the driver, officers observed signs of marijuana use inside the vehicle. A search of the car turned up paraphernalia and suspected marjuana “roaches.”
Fogle was cited for possession of marijuana and the expired registration, and was released from the scene.
Driver, passenger lodged on drug charges
Phillip Wallace, 38, of Bellefontaine, and Billie Orich, 37, of Kenton, each was jailed for for drug possession and impeding law enforcement’s investigation into their suspicious activity reported by officers around 3 a.m. Wednesday, March 15.
Officers on patrol in the area of Powell Avenue and north Detroit St. observed the suspect’s vehicle idling along Powell Avenue with the rear doors of the van open.
Officers report that upon seeing law enforcement’s vehicle the suspects abruptly put the car into gear and drove off. Officers followed the van into a parking lot of a closed business and initiated a traffic stop.
Upon making contact with the listed suspects, Wallace and Orich provided false information, including a false first name for Wallace.
A search of the vehicle turned up suspected methamphetamine and related drug paraphernalia.
Both suspects were charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wallace was also charged identity fraud, and Orich was charged with obstructing official business. Both suspects were lodged in the Logan County Jail.