Man arrested for crystal meth during traffic stop

Michael Shane Nichols (Source: Craighead County Detention Center)
Michael Shane Nichols (Source: Craighead County Detention Center)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A man is on thin ice for having ice.

On Tuesday, aJonesboro police officer noticed a driver swerving from lane to lane on NettletonAvenue and pulled him over.

The driver, Michael Nichols, told the officer that his licensewas suspended, but he had a permit to drive to and from work that he did nothave with him.

According the report, the officer placed Nichols in custodyfor driving on a suspended license.  Theofficer searched Nichols' vehicle and found a clear bag containing whatlooked to be crystal meth.

Nichols was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center wherehe was charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving on asuspended license.

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