September 30, 2023
Jon Clayton Fillingim

A Village of Virginia Hint man was arrested after a Okay-9 alerted on his sport utility car throughout a visitors cease.

Jon Clayton Fillingim, 54, who lives at 1275 Harleyville Loop, was driving a white Kia SUV on Sunday afternoon when he was pulled over for an expired license plate on SE Hwy. 42, in line with an arrest report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Throughout a visitors cease, a Okay-9 alerted on the car, indicating the probably presence of medication. A search of the SUV turned up methamphetamine in a Tic Tac container. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia have been additionally discovered within the car.

He was arrested on a felony cost of drug possession and misdemeanor expenses of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked on the Marion County Jail on $4,000 bond.

This was not his first drug arrest. Fillingim was discovered sleeping in a black Kia Soul in 2017 at a Circle Okay station in Fruitland Park. A search of the car turned up methamphetamine and a glass pipe.