Broken taillight results in paraphernalia charge

A Clarksville man was stopped for a broken taillight and later charged with possession of paraphernalia after police discovered a wooden box with a smoking pipe containing marijuana residue.

Nashville Police Officer Michael Williams conducted the stop on April 2 for a broken driver’s side taillight. The location of the stop was not included in the probable-cause affidavit.

The driver was Rayse E. Calhoun, 21. How Williams found the paraphernalia was not included in the affidavit.

Calhoun was charged June 29 with a misdemeanor.