He also said he knew multiple people who would buy drugs from the undercover officer, police said.
Inside his car, police found two handguns, various drugs, a radio that belongs to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement-related items, police said.
Crossley has posted bond.
FOX13 contacted the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for comment. The office issued the following statement:
“We take these allegations very seriously. He’s been relieved of duty without pay and an internal investigation is ongoing. We commend the person who brought the actions of the deputy to law-enforcement’s attention.”