Traffic Stop results in drug charges
At 3 am this morning (10th) police conducted a traffic stop after receiving a driving complaint of a possible impaired driver in the center of the city. The 53 year old male driver was arrested after grounds were formed that he had more than the legal limit of alcohol in his blood while operating a motor vehicle. His passenger, a 31 year old female, was on several release documents for a variety of drug charges and weapons charges.
She was found to be in possession of a variety of drugs including cocaine and methamphetamine. She was arrested for drug possession.
Breath tests were performed on the driver who did not exceed the allowable limit and received drug possession charges as well as High Traffic Act charges. He has been released with a future court date. His 31 year old passenger was remanded into custody pending a bail review for June 11th, 2018.