Ards Arrested on Drug Charges 1-5-19

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2019

On January 5, 2019 at around 7:06pm, a deputy noticed a vehicle traveling through Superior at high rate of speed.  The deputy initiated a traffic stop just east of Superior on Highway 9.  The driver was identified as Equan Ards (19) of Milwaukee, WI.  When the deputy approached the vehicle, he could smell the odor of marijuana.  The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit was requested.

The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Sasha alerted on the vehicle.  Upon further investigation, it was determined that there was marijuana located in the vehicle.  Ards was placed under arrest and transported to the Dickinson County Jail.

Ards was charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), excessive speed, and failure to have a valid license.

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