Deputies arrest Markell King on drug charges

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