NWGA Scanner | September 10th, 2021

Speeding Roswell man found in possession of cocaine after being stopped in Chattooga County

According to a Chattooga County Sheriffs Office incident report, on Sunday, September 5th, 2021, Around 4:25 a.m., Corporal Corey Fielding observed a vehicle travel past Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Road on Highway 27 in Summerville going 83 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. The vehicle was stopped at the intersection of Hwy. 27 and Sturdivant Estates, where Corporal Fielding spoke to the driver, Jonathan Andrew Wilson, 36, of Roswell. Wilson was only able to provide his driver’s license” and “appeared to be nervous and kept digging around in the vehicle for an insurance card,” according to reports. Wilson said he was traveling from Alpharetta to Huntsville, Ala. “to repair a vehicle for his father,” according to reports. Corporal Fielding informed Wilson “he had the right to ask for an accuracy check of the radar unit, and he declined and admitted that he was indeed speeding,” according to reports. When asked if he had any weapons, drugs or large amounts of cash in his vehicle, Wilson “was hesitant, but stated he had at or around $3,800 in cash. He answered no to having any illegal narcotics in his vehicle,” according to reports. The deputy found the cash as well as “a metal tin can label ‘Altoids’ in a compartment located in the rear of the passenger seat,” according to reports. Further examination of the can resulted in the corporal finding “six capsule shaped pills bearing the imprint ’03-04′ and two plastic type baggies that were burnt on the end. They each contained a white powdery substance, it field tested positive for cocaine.” Wilson advised that the pills were prescribed to him for his ADD and that the cocaine was not his. However, Wilson was not able to provide any proof of either statement, accord-ing to reports. Wilson was arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of schedule two narcotics and speeding, according to jail reports.