LIMA — A Naples man who had been pulled over for alleged traffic violations, additionally earned felony charges when he smashed a glass pipe in a foot stomp and then resisted arrest.
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According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Cody Smith, 27, was pulled over by Deputy Connor Sanford for an alleged traffic violation. As Sanford approached the vehicle he allegedly smelled pot and started a roadside investigation.
“The Deputy Sheriff inquired about an object stuffed in Smith’s sock. Smith then grabbed the hard object from his sock which was a glass smoking pipe commonly used for smoking crack and threw it to the ground, stated Sheriff Dougherty in the release. “Smith then stomped the glass pipe with his foot, breaking it into pieces.”
As Smith was being placed into custody, he resisted arrest and was quickly placed into custody by Deputy Sanford.
The Sheriff states that Smith had a female passenger and her seven-month-old baby in the vehicle and that a Child Protective Services (CPS) referral was made by Deputies.
Smith was turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted in regards to bail due to the felony charges