Man arrested on drug charges during traffic stop

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police arrested a Missouri man Saturday afternoon on felony drug charges.

According to a police report, Lance Dean Bennett, 28, was stopped by an officer near the intersection Caraway and Highland.

Police said Bennett originally gave officers the wrong name and social security number

In the report, when officers asked Bennett about any weapons he handed over a knife. Then when he was searched, officers found a glass pipe and a baggie of meth in his pockets.

Officers checked his name and found he lied to

He was charged with a misdemeanor for carrying a weapon and a misdemeanor for obstructing governmental operations.

Bennett was also charged with a felony for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule 1 substance.

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