Mexico Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest

Update: Sheriff Matt Oller identified the suspect as Marcus Turpin.

A routine traffic stop in Mexico led an arrest on East Liberty Street  this afternoon. [Thursday]

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller says the circumstances of the traffic stop led the deputy to call in assistance from the K9 unit.

K9 officer Chal indicated there were narcotics in the vehicle. A search revealed a distributable amount of methamphetamine, ammunition and a handgun reported stolen to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office in the last 3 months.

Sheriff Oller was unable to release the name of the suspect at this time. More information as it becomes available.

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