Suspect Tried Numerous Times to Destroy Evidence, But He Failed…

This article was published on: 09/10/20 10:32 AM by Mike Minarsky

On September 9, 2020 at approximately 11:50 A.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested 31 year old Jequon Francis of Central Village.

After responding to a disturbance on River Street in the Central Village Section of Plainfield, Officers made contact with Francis who initially tried to flee into the residence but failed. Through investigation the Officer became suspicious that Francis was in possession of narcotics.

The Plainfield Officer deployed his K-9 Vail, a male yellow Labrador trained in narcotics detection who was used to sniff Francis where K-9 Vail alerted to the presence of narcotics. A search of Francis was conducted where he was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Francis then attempted to destroy the evidence but failed. Francis was subsequently placed under arrest.

Once back at the Plainfield Police Department further search of Francis was conducted where he was found to be in possession of Fentanyl and Suboxone which was hidden on his person. Francis once again attempted to destroy the evidence but failed.

Francis was subsequently charged with two counts of Possession of Narcotics, two counts of Destruction of Evidence, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Interfering with a Police Investigation. Francis was released on a $25,000.00 bond is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court on September 21, 2020 at 8:30 A.M.

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