Wednesday, October 26, 2016

JPD traffic stop nets handgun, meth

(From the Joplin Police Department)

On October 25th, 2016 at 6:34 pm. Officers with the Joplin Police Department conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of 2nd and Pearl, after witnessing a stop sign violation. 

In the vehicle was the driver, Ronald L. Williams (37) of Carthage and passenger, Kiley M. Carpenter (19) of Carl Junction. After seeing what they believed to be a controlled substance in plain view and a consent search of the occupants, Officers located a 9mm handgun, drug paraphernalia, and baggies of what is believed to be Methamphetamine.

Williams was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, and distribution of a controlled substance.

Carpenter was arrested for distribution of a controlled substance.

Both are currently in custody at the Joplin City Jail awaiting formal charges

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