Charlotte County Sheriff
Approximately 1:45pm Thursday afternoon, a rental vehicle identified as a 2020 GMC Yukon was traveling above the speed limit heading northbound near mile marker 159 when a CCSO deputy activated the emergency lights and proceeded with a traffic stop.
The vehicle pulled to the left side of the roadway and the deputy approached the vehicle. At this time, a strong odor of marijuana was detected by the deputy. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Shavon C. Morgan (5/3/1995) who was driving with a suspended license as of 2017. The passenger was identified as David Joseph (11/30/89). Both occupants were asked if they held a medical marijuana card, or had purchased Hemp or CBD. They advised they were not in possession of either and there was nothing inside the vehicle.
During a search of the vehicle, deputies found the following:
Inside an additional storage bin, deputies located the following items all testing positive for THC:
Inside the vehicle were several items consistent with marketing a bakery business such as branded labels, tablecloths, serving trays, and bags. Through deputies investigations, it was determined that the items within the vehicle were being transported to sell.
Shavon C. Morgan (5/3/1995) is charged with:
David Joseph (11/30/89) is charged with:
“These types of edible THC products are manufactured and marketed towards children. Protecting our youth from the possible exposure to drugs is a top priority of this Office and we will continue to work proactively, towards a drug free community.”