Exeter man charged with drug crime

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Meth, pipes, scales allegedly found in vehicle after wreck

An Exeter man has been charged with a felony after methamphetamine, pipes, baggies and two digital scales were allegedly found in his vehicle following a wreck.

Jimmy Taylor, 37, of Exeter, is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. He is being held on a cash-only bond of $40,000.

According to a probable cause statement filed by Taylor Lombard, deputy with the Barry County Sheriff's Office, the incident took place on Farm Road 1060 on Aug. 24. A witness said Taylor left her residence, and his vehicle matched the description of a vehicle involved in a wreck minutes later.

Multiple items were allegedly found in Taylor's vehicle, including a clear bag with a crystal white substance and two glass pipes that field-tested positive for meth; two bags containing a white, powdery substance; multiple clear empty bags commonly used for distribution; and two digital scales. all items were found in the driver's seat.

Taylor has been arraigned, and a disposition hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

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