Officers find meth during traffic stop

Johnny Moore (Source: Pemiscot County Jail)
Johnny Moore (Source: Pemiscot County Jail)

CARUTHERSVILLE, AR(KAIT) – A weekend traffic stop leads to drugs and the arrest of the driver.

According to theCaruthersville Police Department, officers pulled over a tan van on Saturdayafternoon near East 12th Street and Vest Avenue for failing tosignal.

Officers say oncethey approached the van, the driver began acting "very suspicious." Police thenasked the driver, 38-year-old Johnny Moore if there was anything illegal insidehis van. Moore told police he had a quarter ounce of methamphetamine under hisseat.

Moore was arrestedand taken to the Pemiscot County Jail. He is awaiting formal charges ofpossession of meth with the intent to distribute and felony driving while revokedfrom the Pemiscot County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

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