Quincy traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Jamal Elston

Officers from the Quincy Police Department conducted a traffic stop at 20th and Oak streets Sunday that led to multiple arrests.

Officers pulled the vehicle over for failure to signal when required. At that time, an odor of cannabis was emitting from the vehicle and during a subsequent search, officers located a large amount of cannabis.

The driver, Michael Brown Jr., was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and released on his DL as bond. The backseat passenger, Jamal Elston, was arrested for delivery of cannabis (30-500 grams) and two city of Quincy warrants. Elston was lodged in the Adams County Jail. The front seat passenger, Byron Nunley Jr., was arrested for possession of alcohol by a minor and released.