Two Charged With Attempting To Sell Marijuana

PUTNAM COUNTY, T.N., — A man and woman from Cookeville were stopped for a headlight violation but allegedly charged with attempting to use and sell marijuana.


Allegedly, a Cookeville Police Officer stopped a vehicle on June 2 for a headlight violation. When the officer approached the vehicle, there was a strong odor coming from the vehicle that is associated with marijuana, according to a report.


The driver, Brittney Sherrell, 22, consented to a search of the vehicle. According to reports, the officer found a sealed bag of approximately one ounce of a leafy green substance believed to be marijuana, several jars containing a leafy green substance believed to be marijuana, a set of scales and baggies and $140 in U.S. currency.


Allegedly, after being read her rights, Sherrell admitted that she and her passenger, Alexander Sherrell, 21, were using and selling the marijuana.


Both Sherrell and Alexander were charged with Possession of A Controlled Substance. Both of their bonds are set at a total of $3,000 each.