A routine Bossier City traffic stop Tuesday night leads to the arrest of Minden man and his girlfriend for possession of marijuana.
James E. Goodwin, 34, and Taylor R. Grosjean, 20, were heading west on East Texas St. shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday when deputies initiated a traffic stop because of obstruction of view from items dangling from the rear view mirror. Deputies found a bag of suspected marijuana on the driver. Grosjean was a passenger in the vehicle, along with her two 3-month old babies. Consent was given to search the vehicle, and deputies found a wooden dugout with a smoking device located in the passenger side door.
Goodwin and Grosjean were charged with possession marijuana – second offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor.
Goodwin was also charged with driving under suspension and vision obstruction. They were taken to the Bossier Maximum Correctional Facility for booking, and their bonds are pending. The babies were turned over to a family member.