Drug charges follow Atchison Co traffic stop

Sean Cruse/Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff

(KAIR)--A Lawrence, Kansas resident, stopped for a traffic infraction early Tuesday morning in Atchison County, now faces drug charges.

According to a release from Atchison County Undersheriff Toby Smith, 56-year-old Sean Cruse was stopped in the 15000 block of U.S, Highway 59, and found to be driving on a suspended drivers license.

During the investigation that followed, a Sheriff's Office K-9 was deployed, and alerted to the vehicle, which resulted in a search.

According to Smith, the "search of Cruse's vehicle led to the discovery of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia."

Cruse was arrested on charges for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, suspended drivers license, no insurance, and expired tags.

Following his arrest, Cruse was booked into the Atchison County Jail.

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