A 39-year-old Arnold man was arrested for alleged possession of 60 grams of a substance believed to be methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia. The man was arrested about 3:25 p.m. Aug. 21, after police spotted him driving a 2002 Acura RDX in the 1800 block of Redwood Drive in Arnold and struggling to keep the SUV in a single lane, Arnold Police Lt. Clinton Wooldridge reported.
After a K-9 officer – a police dog – indicated that drugs were possibly in the SUV, officers searched it and allegedly found a baseball-size bag filled with the substance, along with drug paraphernalia, between the passenger seat and center console. The officers also allegedly found $1,359 in cash in the vehicle, the report said.
The man was arrested and taken to the Police Station, where he was booked and later released pending application for warrants. Depending on the drug analysis, Arnold Police will seek charges against the man through the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for second-degree drug trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia and traffic violations, Wooldridge said.