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Traffic stop leads to gun, cocaine charges
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A traffic stop for a broken headlight led to the seizer of a 45 cal. handgun, a crack pipe and an open container of alcohol early Thursday morning.

At around 12:30 a.m. Covington Police pulled over a blue Honda Accord approaching the intersection of Washington and Emory Street without a passenger side headlight.

According to reports CPD saw the driver take a book bag from a seat and place it on the dash board. When asked what was in the bag, the driver replied it was a gun. Information was then ran on the driver and two passengers, with a probation violation warrant coming back for one, Dagger Grier, who was arrested and placed in the patrol car.
After getting permission to search the vehicle, CPD found an open container of alcohol and a glass crack pipe in the pocketbook of another passenger, Latasha Jones, a convicted felon.

Jones was placed under arrest for possession of cocaine, possession of drug related objects and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The driver was released with no charges.