Deputies arrest Meridian man for DUI, 102 ecstasy pills

Deputies arrest Meridian man for DUI, 102 ecstasy pills

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A Meridian man was arrested and charged with drug trafficking, driving under the influence and other charges after a traffic stop over the weekend, the authorities said.

The man, Carl Jordan, 43, of 2418 Third Avenue, Meridian, was arrested and charged with trafficking of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana in a vehicle, driving under the influence, resisting arrest, driving under a suspended license and no insurance.

Sheriff Eric Clark said Jordan was stopped at a checkpoint on Highway 19 south at Road 537 around 7 p.m. on Nov. 27.

Jordan was found to be driving under the influence, officials said. A search of his vehicle revealed a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and 102 ecstasy pills packaged for distribution. Clark said ecstasy is also known as MDMA and  goes for about $5 a pill.





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