Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest

Several drugs were found in a car Saturday night following a traffic stop. The Jefferson County

Sheriff’s Office received a call about a car driving erratically on I-10 near mile marker 845.

Following a traffic stop, the driver was extremely nervous. A K-9 unit was called to the scene

when the driver refused consent to search. The K-9 alerted deputies and inside the car 107

bottles of testosterone, 303 grams of Xanax, and a pistol were found. The driver, Joshua

Abshire, was arrested on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of

unlawfully carrying a weapon. Abshire was transported to the Jefferson County Correctional



Content Goes Here