YORK – A Colorado man jailed for possessing cocaine during a traffic stop south of York has waived his preliminary hearing. Kendrick Brown, 27, of Colorado Springs, CO appeared in York County Court Tuesday on a Possession of a Controlled Substance charge, a Class 4 felony.
According to court documents, Brown was arrested June 17 after the van he was in was stopped by the York Police Department in the Petro parking lot for violating a stop light. The van with a group of people was on their way to Minnesota or Michigan to do an audit at a Home Depot as they worked for the company, RGIS Auditing. During the stop, the officer smelled marijuana and was given consent to search the vehicle. While searching the van, a black backpack with a name tag belonging to Brown was found. A small plastic bag was found inside the backpack containing a substance that contained about one gram of what field tested positive for cocaine. Brown was lodged in the York County jail and was charged with Controlled Substance – Possession of Cocaine. Three other people were cited for marijuana less than an ounce.
Brown’s next court appearance will be Sept. 25 in York County District Courtroom 1 for arraignment at 10:00 a.m.