Traffic stop sends Clarksville man to jail


On April 7, 2016, at approximately 2:37 a.m., deputy Jarrod Lyons of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 Lincoln Town Car for speeding on Clarksville Road, at the intersection of JP Montgomery Road.

Occupying the vehicle was 34-year-old John Aguilar of Clarksville, Tenn. Aguilar’s operators license was suspended out of Tennessee for non-payment of child support. He further stated to police that he did not have insurance on his vehicle at the time of the traffic stop.

Russellville Police Officer Chris Bellar and his canine Jaxx were called to the scene to assist with the traffic stop. Canine Jaxx performed an exterior sniff of the vehicle, as to which he exhibited a positive alert on the vehicle.

Located inside the vehicle were illegal drugs, as well as illegal drug paraphernalia.

Aguilar was taken into custody and was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center under charges of speeding 9 miles over limit, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, operating on a suspended or revoked license, trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 oz.), 1st offense, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputy Lyons was assisted on scene by officer Bellar, canine Jaxx and deputy Parker Rowland with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.

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