Franklin Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Stop for Excessive Speed

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A Franklin man remains jailed after speeding led to his drug arrest, Tuesday.

Clayton Henson
Clayton Henson

On Aug 9 at 8pm, an officer clocked 19-year-old Clayton Henson, of Franklin, driving 87 mph on Mack Hatcher between Liberty Pike and Cool Springs Boulevard. The posted speed limit is 45. Marijuana, a digital scale, and grinder were found in Henson’s vehicle. Two juveniles, 15 and 17, were passengers in Henson’s car.

Henson was arrested and charged with Speeding, Reckless Driving, Marijuana Possession, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a minor. He remains jailed on a $9,500 bond and is due in court Aug 28 at 1:00 pm.


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