Police find nearly 10 grams of cocaine after traffic stop

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. – An Illinois man was booked into jail after a traffic stop on the Toll Road Friday morning.

Jamahal Rainey, 36, was arrested on alleged cocaine charges after the vehicle he was riding in was pulled over for a moving violation.

Just after midnight, Trooper Cody Brown stopped a Nissan Pathfinder near the Howe and LaGrange exit.

The trooper smelled raw marijuana which led to a vehicle search.

Trooper Brown discovered approximately 9.6 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia near the passenger seat.

2.2 grams of suspected marijuana was located on Rainey, who was the passenger.

Rainey is from Dekalb, Illinois.

He was arrested on preliminary charges of the following:

  • Possession of Cocaine (level 5 Felony)
  • Possession of marijuana (B-misdemeanor)
  • Possession of paraphernalia (C-misdemeanor)

The driver and the two children in the vehicle were released from the scene.

Rainey was taken to the LaGrange County Jail.

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