Moniteau County deputies arrest driver for meth possession

4 weeks 10 hours 48 minutes ago Thursday, September 20 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Thursday, September 20, 2018 10:20:00 AM CDT September 20, 2018 in News
By: Jalyn Johnson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Deputies with the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office arrested a driver in California after finding methamphetamines in his car.

Deputies pulled over Kenneth R. Hemlin, 36, from Tipton for a registration violation but asked to search the car when they saw him put something under his front seat. After her refused the search, a K-9 unit was called.

K-9 Mizzou sniffed the outside of the car and gave a positive alert for drugs.

Hemlin was taken to Moniteau County Jail and held on a $40,000 bond for possession of a controlled substance.

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