Man flees from traffic stop; faces marijuana distribution charges

Published 9:00 am Sunday, March 19, 2023

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A man fleeing a traffic stop was eventually charged with possession of marijuana for sale.

Travis Dane Irick,  , of, ,  was charged on March 15 by the Davie Sheriff’s Office with felony fleeing to elude arrest in a vehicle, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, felony maintainin a vehicle for a controlled substance, felony possession of marijuana, reckless driving, and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. He was taken into custody in lieu of a $20,000 bond, pending an April 6 first-appearance in Davie District Court.

Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs reported that deputies first tried to stop the vehicle driving by Irick for traffic violations on Cornatzer
Road, near Fork Bixby Road.

“The driver of the vehicle did not stop and fled from deputies at a high rate of speed on Fork Bisby Road, going toward Hwy. 64 East,” Jacobs wrote.

The suspect eventually pulled over, and Jacobs said that multiple packages of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia indicitative of drug sales were found in the vehicle,