28-year-old Rafael Ernesto Padilla-Albina was driving on Alfred Thun Road with expired tags on November 28th. Officers observed this, conducted a traffic stop, and asked Padilla-Albina for his driving credentials, but he only handed them his Kentucky ID, which came back as suspended for failing to answer a court summons in November 2021. A search of his vehicle yielded a small marijuana blunt, a Taurus 22mm handgun, a scale, a Ziplock bag containing smaller baggies, and three small jars containing marijuana. Padilla-Albina was taken into custody for simple possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia, not having a driver’s license, not having proof of insurance, and driving an unregistered vehicle.
Rafael Ernesto Padilla-Albina of Paddy Run Road in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on November 28th, charged with simple possession or casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia, no registration, no license, and no insurance. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $5,000.
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