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Routine jail visit ends in drug arrest

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department


Sheriff Butch Conway

2900 University Parkway Lawrenceville, GA 30043

770 822-3140


Media Release – May 20, 2011

Stacey Bourbonnais – Public Information Officer

Office – 770 822-3924


 For Immediate Release:

 Routine jail visit ends in drug arrest

A man was arrested on drug charges at the Gwinnett County Jail Friday after deputies noticed an odor of marijuana emanating from him as he arrived to pick up the property of another inmate.

 Jordan David Mendez, 19, of Duluth was questioned by deputies about the smell and admitted to smoking marijuana just prior to coming to the jail. Deputies discovered 14 small baggies of marijuana inside his vehicle. He was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and crossing the guard line with drugs.

 He is currently being held without bond at the Gwinnett County Jail.

Filed under: Press Releases — May 20, 2011 @ 1:05 pm