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ACSO traffic stop results in meth, handgun charges

Wrong tag number on vehicle triggers stop and arrest of 35-year-old Somerset, KY, man
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From Adair County Sheriff's Office

Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss reports that on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at approximately 02:11amCT, Deputy Josh Durbin conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 chevy for having the wrong tag number on the vehicle.

After a roadside investigation the operator of the vehicle, 35 year old Joseph Williams of Somerset was placed under arrest after he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and a concealed handgun.

Williams was charged with rear license not illuminated, improper registration plate, carrying a concealed deadly weapon possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Deputy Durbin was assisted on the scene by officer Dean with Columbia Police.

This story was posted on 2018-04-18 01:26:40
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