Troopers: Cocaine & Handgun Found During Lexington Traffic Stop

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Marquis L. Cottrell and Brittany Bibbs Arrested
State Police say cocaine and a handgun were seized during a traffic stop Monday night in Lexington.

Troopers say 22-year-old Brittany Bibbs was speeding on New Circle Road when they pulled her over.

State Police say during the stop, a passenger named Marquis Cottrell got out of the car and ran off.

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Troopers say they caught Cottrell and arrested him on several charges including public intoxication, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.

State Police say they searched the car and found a 9mm handgun and 253 grams of cocaine.

According to troopers, the cocaine is worth about $30,000.

Bibbs was also arrested and is being held at the Fayette County Detention Center.