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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Jasper traffic stop results in arrest, meth confiscation
(From the Jasper Police Department)
On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 1:33 pm, a Jasper officer conducted a traffic stop on a silver mini van near Main and Sumac.
The driver of the vehicle, Ricky Leivan admitted to officers there was drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.
After a search of the vehicle was conducted, suspected methamphetamine and methamphetamine paraphernalia was found. Leivan was arrested and transported to the Jasper County jail.
Note: Leivan is presumed innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.