Jeffrey Fortunato, of Boston, Massachusetts.

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Deputy Joey Robinson arrested Jeffrey Fortunato age 27 of Boston, Massachusetts on Friday night May 10, 2019 at approximately 6:31 PM. The arrest occurred on I – 75 approximately 1 mile South of London after Deputy Robinson observed a silver colored Toyota Yaris weaving on the roadway and almost hitting a vehicle while weaving on the roadway. A traffic stop was conducted where Deputy Robinson detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle as he conducted an investigation on the driver who was determined to be under the influence. This subject was found in possession of a large amount of US currency, and marijuana. In addition, this subject was found in possession of 1 pound and 3.9 ounces of Lego gummy’s allegedly laced with THC. The driver stated they were eatable gummy’s that contained THC. The driver was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense; trafficking in marijuana 8 ounces to under 5 pounds first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia. Laurel Sheriff’s Detective James Sizemore assisted on the investigation. Jeffrey Fortunato was lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County detention center. 

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