Traffic Stop Leads to Weapons and Drugs

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s