Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Drugs

A traffic stop in Audrain County leads to the discovery of drugs and 2 arrests.

According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department around 10 on Friday night deputies stopped a vehicle near Basinger Corner in rural Audrain County.


During the stop deputies say they searched the vehicle and found multiple baggies of cocaine, marijuana and what is suspected to be Ecstasy tablets, and a 9mm handgun.

21 year old Alex Edward Dowil of New London and his passenger 20 year old Russell William Gottman of Hannibal were both arrested.

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