SEYMOUR – On Monday, January 3, 2022, Master Trooper Randel Miller and K-9 Jinx conducted two traffic stops on I-65 in Jackson County, which led to the discovery of multiple types of illegal drugs.
Two out-of-state residents were arrested on numerous charges.
The first traffic stop occurred shortly before 11:00 a.m. on I-65 in the southbound lane near the 50-mile marker after Trp. Miller was passed by a Mercedes that was traveling near 100 mph. During the stop, Trp. Miller deployed Jinx who alerted him to the odor of illegal drugs in the vehicle. Troopers located suspected heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and two firearms.
The driver of the vehicle, Tony C. Jackson, 63, of Muskegon, Michigan, was arrested on felony charges of possession of cocaine with a firearm and possession of a narcotic drug with a firearm. He was also arrested on misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a handgun without a permit.
Jackson was incarcerated in the Jackson County Jail pending his initial court appearance.
The second investigation began at approximately 2:30 p.m. when Trp. Miller conducted a traffic stop on a Toyota Corolla for a traffic infraction on I-65 in the southbound lane near the 50-mile marker.
Trp. Miller again deployed Jinx who alerted him to the odor of illegal drugs coming from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, troopers located suspected ecstasy, MDMA, LSD, psychedelic mushrooms, ketamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and more than $600 in US currency.
The driver of the vehicle, Nabeel J. Husari, 29, of Springfield, Tennessee, was arrested on numerous felony charges of dealing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. He also faces misdemeanor counts of dealing drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Husari was incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail pending his initial court appearance.
Master Trooper was assisted by Master Trooper Jason Hankins and Trooper Jayme Herbert.