On May 18, 2013 Howard County Deputies Travis Turner and Timothy Floyd were patrolling near Tollette on S.H. #355. A vehicle was stopped for not having a license plate. During the course of the traffic stop Deputy Turner observed a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana in the seat next to Markell King. Deputies also found a bag containing suspected crack cocaine. Deputies arrested Markell King b/m dob-11/12/1988 of Nashville for Possession of a Controlled Substance: Marijuana and Cocaine. Bond has been set for King at $25,000 by Judge Gunter.
Sheriff Butch Morris