Mitchell Police make drug arrest after driver was speeding

MITCHELL – On Sunday a Freedom man was arrested on drug charges after a Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department officer stopped his vehicle for speeding on State Road 37 and Rariden Hill. 

Police arrested 26-year-old Cory Pless, on charges of possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance.

Cory Pless

When the officer approached the vehicle, he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. 

Pless told the officer he had just rolled a marijuana joint that he planned to smoke after work. 

Police also located two pill bottles containing Oxycodone and four Vyvanse in the console of the vehicle. Pless did not have a prescription for either of the pills.