58-year-old Craig Lindquist was charged with possession of cocaine, unlawful drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and tampering with evidence when he was found during a traffic stop to be in possession of cocaine and glass pipes. He then refused to cooperate with police.
On April 29th, performed a traffic stop on 100 Providence Blvd identifying front passenger as Craig Lindquist, and searched the defendant under probable cause giving after a positive identification from K9 officer for drugs. When being searched an officer observed Lindquist pulled something out of his boot and throw it in a nearby field on the side of the road.
Lindquist resisted after being instructed to put his hands behind his back, which forced officers to put him in cuffs. Officers then found a small baggie of positively identified cocaine in his back pocket. The officer searched the area where Lindquist threw something out of his boot finding two glass pipes with residue on them. He admitted to police that he uses and he threw the pipes to get them off his person.
Craig Lindquist was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, unlawful drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and tampering with evidence. His bond was set at $100,000.