Run stop sign leads to drug related arrest

Brayden J Bynum (courtesy of the Casper Police Dept)

Casper police say that a man was arrested for an outstanding warrant, after allegedly running a stop sign. Police also say that they found suspected controlled substances in the suspect vehicle.

According to law enforcement paperwork, Brayden J Bynum faces recommended charges of Failure to Comply, Marijuana Possession, and Methamphetamine Possession. He was arrested during the late night hours of Feb. 8th.

According to an affidavit filed in the case, police report seeing a vehicle run a stop sign at the intersection of Grandview Place and Coffman Avenue, in Casper, at approximately 11:51 pm, Friday night.

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Officers report initiating a stop near Cascade Avenue and Hyview Drive, where police contacted the driver, later identified as Bynum.

Police also report that the vehicle had a “faint odor of marijuana” coming from inside.

During the police contact it was discovered that Bynum had a confirmed warrant for Probation Violation out of Natrona County, and Bynum was subsequently arrested.

A search of the vehicle, following the arrest, is reported to hav yielded a glass jar containing suspected marijuana, a grinder with suspected marijuana, and a glass pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue.

Bynum said that the marijuana belonged to a friend who had left the substance in the vehicle. He further denied any knowledge of the glass pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue.

Bynum was transported to the Natrona County Detention Center without further reported incident.