Clinton Police recover 1.3 pounds of meth, loaded firearms during traffic stop
CLINTON, Okla. (KFOR) – The Clinton Police Department arrested three people after recovering meth, marijuana, guns, and other paraphernalia during a routine traffic stop on November 30.
Officers O’Kelley and Perez conducted the stop near Glen Smith and Frisco Street around 10 p.m. Saturday.
Officers immediately smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle, but none of the passengers inside had a medical marijuana license.
During the stop, a loaded .38 caliber handgun and a loaded .45 caliber handgun were discovered in the driver/passenger area of the car.
Upon further investigation, the officers found about 5 grams of marijuana, a large plastic bag containing 1.03 pounds of suspected methamphetamine, a 12 gauge shotgun, and a quantity of cash- apparent proceeds from drug sales.
Sergio Martinez, 23 of Clinton, was charged with Operating a defective vehicle, Driving while license is suspended, Failure to comply with compulsory insurance law, Aggravated trafficking of illegal drugs, Use of a firearm while committing a felony, and Possession of a controlled substance.
Jesus Villegas, 20 of Clinton, was charged with Aggravated trafficking of illegal drugs, Possession of firearm after a former felony conviction, possession of a firearm with altered ID during the commission of a felony, and Possession of a controlled substance.
Kaylee Turtle, 21 of Clinton was charged with Aggravated trafficking of illegal drugs, Use of a firearm while committing a felony, and Possession of a controlled substance. She was also booked for outstanding arrest warrants in a different case.