A non-working headlight cost Trissa Cheyenne Dixon a trip to jail.
Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy John Minor noticed Dixon’s vehicle on West Cherry Street in LaFollette and made the traffic stop. When he approached the vehicle, he allegedly noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Minor asked Dixon if she had anything illegal, which she denied, but was acting very nervous, according to the report. He then asked Dixon if she was impaired, and she hesitantly said no. When Dixon exited the car, Minor noticed she was unsteady on her feet.
After a series of field sobriety the tests were completed, Dixon was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.
A search of the vehicle revealed a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana along with a cigar. Inside her wallet was a partially smoked cigar that had been unwrapped and filled with a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Dixon did consent to a blood draw but said she didn’t know what all was in her system. She continued saying that she had been to a party where they gave out goody bags, and she didn’t know what all was in the bag.
Dixon, 20, 5355 White Oak Road, Duff is charged with violation light law, possession of schedule VI-controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence (DUI). She is out on a $4,750 bond. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/07/2019-6AM)