Marque Collins speeds on I-24, caught with over 4 ounces of marijuana in vehicle

34-year-old Marque Collins was seen speeding in a white Hyundai Elantra on Interstate 24 West early on January 27th. Collins was recorded going 87 mph in a 70 mph zone. When officers conducted a traffic stop, they noted that they immediately noticed the strong scent of fresh marijuana. Officers asked Collins if there was any marijuana in the car, and he handed them a small bag of marijuana. While he was doing that, an officer observed an opened container of Hennessy in the center console. After running his ID, officers noticed Collins reach into the back seat and passenger seat. When Collins was confronted, he provided officers with a small gray bag hidden in some laundry containing two jars of marijuana, another baggy of marijuana, and empty Ziploc bags. The combined weight of the marijuana found was 4.47 ounces/127 grams. Collins’ vehicle was also found not to have insurance. Upon investigation, Collins was found to have multiple marijuana charges as well as a revoked license. Marque Collins was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to distribute unlawful drug paraphernalia, speeding, open container, no insurance, and suspended license.

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