Two arrested for Drugs on Lookout Mountain after traffic stop
December 18, 2017 Share

Two arrested for Drugs on Lookout Mountain after traffic stop

PHOTO: Jason Lee Driskill, 35 of Fort Payne and Tara Whitney Peacock, 30 of Henagar were arrested on Thursday night after being observed throwing narcotics out of a vehicle during a traffic stop. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

By Staff Reports

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On Thursday, (December 14) DeKalb County Deputies observed a vehicle on County Road 107 on Lookout Mountain that ran from them last week.

Tara Whitney Peacock, 30 of Henagar. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

Jason Lee Driskill, 35 of Fort Payne. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle with the help of the Drug Task Force. The suspect Jason Lee Driskill, 35 of Fort Payne was observed throwing drugs out the window of the vehicle as Deputies were conducting the traffic stop.

Drug Task Force Agents located the drugs and Driskill and Tara Whitney Peacock, 30 of Henagar (Peacock is out on bail) were both arrested. Driskill was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of controlled substance and Distribution of controlled substance. Peacock was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Both Driskill and Peacock were transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Edmondson said, “Deputies and Drug Task Force did a great job on being observant during this traffic stop and I would like to thank them for the good job that they do.”

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