Police find man unconscious with half pound of meth

Police find man unconscious with half pound of meth

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A Jeep in the middle of the street led police to an unconscious man who is now facing drug charges.

Officers with the Poplar Bluff Police Department responded to the intersection of South 6th St. and Park St. Tuesday night around 8:20 for a vehicle blocking the road.

According to a news release, the officers found a running silver Jeep stopped in both lanes.

The driver was unconscious behind the wheel and had his foot on the brake, police said. One officer parked his patrol car in front of the front of the vehicle in case the driver's foot came off the brake.

The other officer knocked on the window until the driver, identified as 25-year-old Titus Turner of Poplar Bluff, woke up. Per the officer's request, he put the Jeep in park and stepped out.

Captain David Sutton with PBPD stated Turner did not have a valid driver's license and, upon further inspection, an officer found a "half-pound of suspected methamphetamine and a set of digital scales."

Turner also had $1,000 on him while being arrested.

He faces charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.

Turner was booked into the Butler County Jail.

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