Man busted trying to sell pipes, etc. to offset moving costs

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The following news release was sent by the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office:

CORDES JUNCTION - On October 4, 2008, at approximately 5:15 P.M., a Yavapai County Sheriff's Office K9 Deputy stopped a white Ford sedan with Iowa plates for speeding on the I17 north of Cordes Junction, Arizona.

During a discussion with the driver, 30-year-old Iowa resident Travis Moseley, regarding the K9 drug interdiction detail, Moseley admitted to possessing marijuana stored in a bag on the passenger seat.

Moseley's Iowa driver's license returned suspended and he was detained while K9 "Elliot" conducted an exterior sniff of the vehicle. The K9 immediately alerted on both the driver and passengers doors by attempting to jump into the vehicle.

The vehicle search revealed 17 grams of marijuana inside the blue bag identified previously by Moseley during his conversation with the deputy.

Also found were prescription medication tablets in an unmarked container and 170 new drug paraphernalia items including pipes and bongs (water pipes). Booklets covering paraphernalia pricing were also seized amongst the material.

Moseley explained he intended to sell the pipes and bongs to offset the cost of his move from Phoenix to a location in Iowa.

Moseley was transported to, and booked at the Prescott Detention Center on charges including Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Prescription Drugs and Possession of Paraphernalia.