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Man Arrested For Multiple Felonies After Traffic Stop

A New York man is being charged with multiple felonies after a traffic stop that took place last week.

Shawn Phillips, 22, is being charged with receiving stolen property, identity theft, possession of a controlled substance and more. According to court documents that are linked below.

On October 16th, A Pennsylvania State Trooper stopped a white Ford Fusion on I-81 that was “traveling at a extremely low rate of speed in the left lane”

The trooper followed the car reporting that the vehicle was traveling at 41 miles per hour in a 60 mph zone. The trooper then activated his emergency lights stopping the vehicle in Southampton Township. 

The driver was then identified as Phillips after giving the trooper identification. A passenger was also reported to be in the vehicle.

The trooper stated that Phillips’ behavior indicated criminal activity. He then requested consent to search the vehicle. 

A search lead to the trooper finding a small amount of marijuana, several oxycodone pills, and 4 stolen debit cards. 

Phillips is currently being held in the Franklin County Jail with a bond of $100,000. 

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 26th.

Link to Court Docs: http://bit.ly/35KWvph

NOTE: This is a developing story and updates will be posted as more information is given.

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