On December 14th at approximately 8:15 p.m., Deputy Clark conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of S HWY 287 for the offense of defective equipment.
The driver was found to have an outstanding warrant out of NCSO for failure to appear and was placed under arrest. Deputy Clark conducted a search of his person incident to arrest, and located a black cloth pot-holder in his left front pocket containing a glass pipe commonly used for smoking narcotics namely methamphetamine.
Upon further inspection of the pot-holder, Deputy Clark located a small clear baggie containing a crystalline substance which she believed to be methamphetamine and a larger clear baggie containing more crystalline substance.
The suspected methamphetamine was field tested with a positive result for methamphetamine and was weighed in its original packaging which had a total weight of 6.0 grams. The male subject was booked into the NCSO jail for the outstanding warrant and Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 greater than 4g less than 200g.
Good job Deputy Clark
Sheriff Elmer Tanner