Baseball Player Charged with Drug Possession

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DATE/TIME: 10/4/2011 at 12:34 AM

LOCATION: 2223 Westshore Blvd N.

SUSPECT: Jordan J. Schafer, W/M, DOB 9/4/86, 80 Pine Forest Drive Haines City, FL
View mug shot and booking information here.

VEHICLE: 2008 Land Rover Mississippi Tag SCV007

While police officers were stopped at a red light at Columbus Drive and Glen Avenue, three individuals inside of a black Land Rover with the windows down pulled up next to them. The officers who were inside of an unmarked car smelled a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle and saw the driver smoking a Marijuana blunt. They initiated a traffic stop on the Land Rover. The driver admitted to smoking Marijuana and having more in the center console. Post Miranda the defendant admitted that the Marijuana was his and his alone. When the officers searched the vehicle they located a plastic container with 25.9 grams of Marijuana along with three small Marijuana peanut butter cups which contained 247.8 milligrams of Marijuana, according to its packaging. Schafer was arrested without incident and transported to Orient Road Jail. His vehicle was seized and held for forfeiture.

Janelle McGregor
Public Information Office