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Mount Pleasant traffic stop nets multiple drug charges for Kenosha men

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Posted at 10:10 AM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 11:10:05-04

MOUNT PLEASANT — A traffic stop by a Mount Pleasant Police officer resulted in multiple drug charges for two Kenosha men Monday.

At about 8:54 p.m., the officer observed a car going 67 mph in a 35 mph zone on South Drive near State Highway 31. The officer said he noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the car.

The driver was identified as Jacob E. Fox, 20. Travis T. Tornes, 22, and a woman were passengers in the car, according to the news release.

During a search of the car, officers found a bag belonging to Tornes, they said. The bag reportedly contained 66 Oxycodone pills, 34 Alprazolam pills, 3.5 grams of cocaine, 28 MDMA (Ecstasy / Molly) pills and 6.5 grams of marijuana. He had $4,000 in cash, police said.

Tornes is being held at the Racine County Jail on the following charges: possession with intent to deliver narcotics, possession with intent to deliver non-narcotic drugs, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver MDMA, possession with intent to deliver THC and a probation hold.

Police reportedly found 29 grams of marijuana in the trunk, and Fox admitted the marijuana was his, police said.

Fox is being held at the Racine County Jail on the following charges:

possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and a speeding citation.

The incident remains under investigation by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.