Two Jefferson City Residents Arrested for Meth
JEFFERSON CITY - Two Jefferson City residents are in custody today, after an officer arrested them for manufacturing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia Monday night in Jefferson City.
Police said they made the arrest on a routine traffic stop, after they suspected possible narcotics activity taking place in the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, a 45-year-old male, had drug paraphernalia, a plastic bag with methamphetamine inside, and a quantity of unknown pills in his possession. The officer also found that the passenger, a 43-year-old female, had needles and other paraphernalia.
Police said they found a water bottle the two were using as an active methamphetamine-cooking device.
The driver was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine.