Two Men Arrested For Drugs During Traffic Stop In Audrain County

Two men are facing drug related charges after stop in Audrain County last (Wednesday) night.

According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office a K-9 unit stopped a vehicle just before 10 in the 9000 block of Missouri Highway 19 after they found an equipment violation.

During the course of the traffic stop, deputies arrested 53 year old Daniel W. Summers of Keokuk, Iowa for Driving without a Valid License and Possession of Controlled Pharmaceuticals.

Also arrested 44 year old Jason M. Smith of La Harpe, Illinois for Possession Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia.

Seven thousand dollars in cash was also taken by authorities during the stop.

The men were taken to the Audrain County Jail with pending court appearances.