Stolen license plate leads to arrest of Pa. man

Published 12:38 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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A stolen license plate on a van in the Walmart parking lot in Mocksville last week led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man.

On May 20 at approximately 10:06 a.m., Davie Sheriff’s deputies located a silver Ford Fusion parked at Walmart on Cooper Creek Drive in Mocksville.

The driver was identified as Jason Edward Cody of Slovan, Pa.

Deputies made contact with Cody due to the West Virgina license plate on his vehicle being reported as stolen out of Wheeling, W.Va., said Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs.

During the investigation, deputies located several Adderall pills, small clear plastic baggies, and a small digital scale. They also located the correct Pennsylvania license plate for the  vehicle inside of the trunk.

Cody was charged with one count of misdemeanor possessing dtolen goods and one count of simple possession of Schedule II controlled cubstance. He is scheduled to be in Davie District Court on July 25.