Clinton Police recover 1.3 pounds of meth, loaded firearms during traffic stop

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Popular

Follow @KFOR on Twitter

Border Report

More Border Report