Agents waited 1 year before charging Elijah McCoin with the drugs he agreed to take them to

On June 12, 2020, CPD Officer Dejesus initiated a traffic stop on 25-year-old Elijah McCoin and located multiple vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana. McCoin then consented to let agents search the bedroom of his home, which was nearby, which also revealed a large quantity of marijuana — and they let him walk away at that time. It would be over a year later, in July of 2021, before a warrant for the crime was signed. McCoin was picked up on that outstanding warrant this week and immediately released on a $5,000 bond, charged with possession of between 1/2 ounce and 10 pounds of marijuana.

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