KOSCIUSKO — A Michigan man was arrested after officers discovered more than 17 grams of marijuana in his vehicle.
Todd Lawrence Moorlag, Jr., 26, 3407 Coy Ave., Kalamazoo, Mich., is being charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On Nov. 30, an officer with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department observed a vehicle with an expired registration plate and conducted a traffic stop. The officer identified the driver as Moorlag, who said he didn’t have a driver’s license and that there may be a warrant for his arrest.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the officer found that Moorlag’s driver’s license was suspended and that there was an active warrant for his arrest. Moorlag admitted to the officer that he had marijuana and a smoking device in his vehicle.
While searching the vehicle, the officer found several containers that contained marijuana that had a combined weight of 17.4 grams. Officers also found a silver grinder, electronic scale, half-smoked marijuana cigarettes, a glass smoking device and a rubber container that contained a white powdery substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.
Moorlag has already been arrested and released on his own recognizance. He has an initial hearing date at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in Kosciusko Circuit Court.