Decatur Police stop car for failing to signal, make drug arrest


Photo courtesy Decatur Police

DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police have charged a Decatur man with multiple drug possession charges.

DPD said an officer noticed a Honda turn on to the 2200-block of 8th Street SW without using a turn signal on May 11.

Upon stopping the car, the officer discovered Robert Freeman Sledge, Jr., 58, was driving on a suspended license and had multiple controlled substances without a prescription.

Sledge was arrested and taken to the Morgan County Jail.

He is being held in lieu of $4,600 bond on multiple charges:

  • Four counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance
  • Driving on a suspended license
  • Failure to signal

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