A traffic stop in Columbia leads to the arrest of a man for drugs and weapons charges.
According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department Oscar S. Ashford of Columbia was stopped around 12:30 this (Friday) morning at I-70 and St. Charles Road for a traffic violation.
Deputies say while searching the car they found a significant amount of marijuana and a handgun.
Ashford is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm.
He was arrested and taken to the Boone County Detention Center.