Dexter man arrested after officers say they found money, possible meth during traffic stop | Crime
STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force arrested a Dexter man Wednesday morning, February 20 after a traffic stop led to them finding a little over $18,000 and drug paraphernalia in the car.
Stanley Clark, 60, was charged with trafficking a controlled substance, second degree. A no bond warrant was issued.
During the early morning hours, officers pulled over a 2013 Chrysler car, being driven by Clark, for speeding on U.S. 60. After a consent search of the vehicle, officers found drug paraphernalia and about $18,066. They then brought in a K-9 unit to search the vehicle and found about 4 ounces of suspected methamphetamine in a spare tire.
Officers got a search warrant for Clark's home, where they found 9 ounces of meth, $20,104 and assorted drug paraphernalia.
The Task Force says federal charges against Clark are possible, pending a review by the United States Attorney's Office in Cape Girardeau.
They say the methamphetamine seized has an approximate street value of $36,000.
The following agencies participated in the joint investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force, Stoddard County Sheriff's Office, and the Dexter Police Department.
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