A Smyrna man has been charged with criminal impersonation and on drug charges after giving Smyrna Police a false name during a traffic stop.
Smyrna Police stopped a vehicle on Feb. 19 at approximately 10 p.m. on Route 13 at Mill Street for a traffic violation. Police said the officer issued a citation to the driver and cleared the stop.
On Thursday, a man contacted the officer and advised that he was given a false name on the Feb. 19 stop. The officer located the actual driver in the Deljis computer and obtained a warrant for the suspect's arrest, police said.
As the officer entered the Bombay Woods development to make contact with the suspect, the suspect drove past the officer and was subsequently stopped again. Police said a search of the vehicle revealed suspected marijuana.
Darren C. Holden, 21, of the unit block of Gooseneck Lane in Smyrna, was charged with possession of marijuana, criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of driving with a revoked license.
Holden was processed at the Smyrna Police Department and presented at Justice of the Peace Court 2 via videophone and released on a $3,000 unsecured bond.