Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Rochester police officer who made a traffic stop Thursday after spotting a wanted man in a car ended up taking three men into custody after drugs were found in the vehicle.

Akili Scott/Olmsted County ADC
Devin Dee/Olmsted County ADC
Javaar Watkins/Olmsted County ADC

The wanted man was 29-year-old Devin Dee, who had violated his probation.

The car was driven by 25-year-old Akili Scott. After the traffic stop, he pulled a packet from his pants that contained 19 grams of cocaine. Officers also arrested another passenger after finding 100 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. He was identified as 29-year-old Javaar Watkins.

The three Rochester men are facing drug and other charges.

Scott was sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison in 2016 for a high-speed and fatal DUI crash in Rochester that killed a Mayo School of Health Sciences student.


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