Late Friday night TPD received multiple calls about a maroon SUV that had crashed into a utility pole in the area of 1500 S. Memorial Drive.
There were reports of a white male wearing all black and carrying a backpack who fled the scene of the collision.
Officers located Bryan Richardson at 15th and 73rd East Avenue.
Officers say he had a strong marijuana odor to him. Richardson stated he had marijuana without a prescription.
A large amount of marijuana, two bags of a crystal substance, two bags of a mushroom substance, an unmarked bottle of pills, and more than $900 in cash was found on Richardson.
A gun also found in the vehicle and recovered.
The utility pole that was struck created a road closure for an extended period of time.
The 2nd occupant of the SUV was not located.
Bryan Richardson is being charged with five counts of Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent AFCF.
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