Driver arrested for cocaine, tells police he's 'all messed up'

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comJanuary 25, 2013 

An officer arrested a man for possession of cocaine and marijuana Thursday morning after the man was stopped for improper transfer of a license plate, according to a Columbus Police Department report.

At about 8:15 a.m., police noticed a green GMC Yukon that had a license plate held on with only one screw. The license plate was hanging in such a way that it obscured the validation sticker. After checking the license plate number, the officer found the license plate was expired and belonged to a '91 Chevrolet Caprice.

The officer stopped Coby Jackson, 27, at the Captain D's on the 3300 block of Macon Road. When the officer asked Jackson for his license and insurance, he allegedly said "I am all messed up. I don't have a driver's license."

During a search, the officer found marijuana and cocaine in the vehicle.

At a 9 a.m. hearing Friday, the officer told the court that Jackson had given the name Jacoby Jackson when he was stopped. He was given the additional charges of improper transition of a license plate, false info, switching tags, no state license and no proof of insurance.

Jackson was charged with possession of Schedule II drugs. He was taken to Muscogee County Jail.

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