Traffic stop on I-75 uncovers drugs, leads to arrest

CREATED Dec. 5, 2013

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ESTERO, Fla. - A traffic stop on I-75 at mile marker 125 resulted in the discovery of "Mollie," resulting in an arrest Wednesday.

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office stopped a Nissan pickup on northbound I-75 because the window tint was darker than allowed by Florida law.

They immediately noticed the odor of marijuana.  They also saw evidence of a tampered door panel.  Inside the driver's side door panel they found a large plastic bag with 6.7 ounces of MDMA or "Mollie." worth more than $5,000.

The driver, 36-year-old Raymond Lecorps of Miami was arrested for possession of MDMA and marijuana.  The registered felon was also driving on a suspended drivers' license.