On March 13, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the area of Mendenhall Rd. and Sherrie Dr., in Trinity. During a subsequent search, the backseat passenger, identified as Alekaniz Qwabe Coleman, was found to be in possession of marijuana and fentanyl. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for felony possession of marijuana, felony possession of schedule I (fentanyl) and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued a $75,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for March 14, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
The driver, identified as Billy Lynn Smith, was issued a citation for driving while license revoked and stop sign violation.
Names of Defendant:
Alekaniz Qwabe Coleman