AVOCA MAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP
(HARLAN) An Avoca man was charged with possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop in Harlan Monday.
The Harlan Police Department says 56-year-old Allan Petersen was observed driving on the wrong side of the road and allegedly discarded a small baggie containing cocaine residue from the window of the truck as it was being following by police attempting to make a traffic stop.
Petersen also faces charges of prohibited acts penalties and was cited for driving on the wrong side of the road. He was transported to the Shelby County Jail.