Orange resident arrested for posession of crack cocaine

Orange resident arrested for posession of crack cocaine

One man was arrested Sunday afternoon, after police found crack cocaine in a matchbox during a traffic stop in Orange.

According to a report from the Orange Police Department, officers arrested 21-year-old Romon Stephen Jones of Orange for felony three possession of a controlled substance when they approached him at the Gulf convenience store located at 333 Lutcher Ave. for a traffic violation. Officer Jason Laughlin reported Jones was "very nervous" and "visibly shaking" when he was approached by police. Jones gave officers consent to search his vehicle. As he exited the car, Jones grabbed a small matchbox, a container commonly used to store narcotics, according to the report. The matchbox contained several off white, rocklike substances assumed by police to be crack cocaine. Jones was taken into custody and transported to the Orange County Jail.

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