Possession Charge

By: News Release
Sep 20th, 2017

On Monday, September 18, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Crawford County Sheriff's Department K9 Deputy initiated contact with the operator of a Chevy tracker in the Village of Gays Mills. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Timothy Copus, age 45, of Gays Mills. Contact was initiated as the deputy noticed the vehicle displayed false plates and the deputy had prior knowledge that Mr. Copus did not hold a valid driver’s license.

As a result of the Deputy’s contact, Mr. Copus was arrested and formally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, operating while under the influence of a restricted controlled substance - 2nd offense, and operating while revoked - criminal.

K9 Breck was utilized for an open free air sniff and he alerted to the presence of an odor of a controlled substance.

This case currently remains under investigation.