The Cherokee County Sheriff’s workplace stated deputies had been on Interstate 75 on Monday after they noticed a automobile with a tag violation. They pulled it over however the man within the passenger’s seat fled into the close by woods and dropped a backpack.
“Inside that backpack was a laptop computer, a small quantity of methamphetamine and a profitable $100 lottery ticket,” Cherokee County Sheriff’s Workplace spokesman Capt. Jay Baker informed CNN.
The place? The Cherokee County jail.
“To the suspect who ran on foot from our deputies on a visitors cease this morning on I-75, you left a profitable $100.00 lottery ticket in your automobile. You may declare your ticket at 498 Chattin Dr. in Canton. It is going to be right here ready for you. Congratulations by the best way,” the caption learn.
Shortly afterward, deputies took the person into custody and he was charged with possession of methamphetamine and obstruction, in line with Baker.
“When he bonds out of jail or will get achieved with these fees, we’ll actually return that lottery ticket however we’re maintaining the methamphetamine,” he stated.