Deputies arrest Meridian man for DUI, 102 ecstasy pills
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.