Maries County K-9 unit finds large amount of drugs during traffic stop

10 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Tuesday, September 25 2018 Sep 25, 2018 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 9:35:00 AM CDT September 25, 2018 in News
By: Joshua Tyler, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter

MARIES COUNTY - A K-9 unit found a large amount of drugs in a truck caught speeding in Vichy, the Maries County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Deputies stopped Brandon Williams, 31, for speeding, failing to maintain the right half of the road and having no tail lights working on his trailer.

While searching Williams' vehicle, K-9 Rico found a large amount of methamphetamines, prescription medication, marijuana, items related to the distribution and use of controlled substances.

Williams is a convicted felon and is on parole for abuse or neglect of a child and distribution of a controlled substance.

He is being held at the Maries County Jail and charges are pending.

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