Speeding Violation Leads To Drug Arrest

A Fennimore teen faces drug-related charges after being pulled over for speeding, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.

The 17-year-old was driving on Green River Road in Fennimore Township at about 9:30 on July 29, authorities said. The deputy said while talking to the teen he discovered loose marijuana on the passenger seat and eventually a marijuana pipe in his pocket. The deputy also searched the glove box and said he found a bag of marijuana.

The teen faces charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, officials said.