Police arrest man after finding 'substantial amount' of drugs in car

Police arrest man after finding 'substantial amount' of drugs in car

STEELE, MO (KAIT) - A man stopped for speeding ended up in jail after police say they found a "substantial amount" of drugs in his car.

Steele police stopped 52-year-old Johnny Hudson on Monday for exceeding the posted speed, according to a news release from Chief Billy Joe Stanfield.

During the stop, officers reportedly found marijuana and a "substantial amount of purported crack cocaine and purported methamphetamine."

Officers arrested Hudson on two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, one misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance, and exceeding the posted speed limit.

He is currently being held in the Pemiscot County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 bond.

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