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Traffic stop lands two in jail on drug charges


Two men were arrested after a traffic stop in Hoxie turned into a drug bust.

According to Hoxie Chief of Police Glen Smith, Christopher Garret, 41, of Corning was pulled over around 6:40  Monday night for driving left of center on Annie Street. Donald Malin, 36, was riding in the car with Garrett.

During the traffic stop, a K9 unit alerted officers to an illegal substance. According to Chief Smith, officers found four ounces of meth ice.

Both men were taken to the Lawrence County Jail and charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

The Third Judicial Drug Task Force and Lawrence County Sheriff's Department helped the Hoxie Police Department with these arrests.

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