Man allegedly caught with meth during Lewiston traffic stop

Man allegedly caught with meth during Lewiston traffic stop

Man allegedly caught with meth during Lewiston traffic stop

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 11:10 AM

LEWISTON, Idaho -- A police K-9 helped Lewiston police nab a Clarkston man for allegedly carrying narcotics.

Officers pulled over a white Buick for a traffic violation in the 3100 block of Highway 12 around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the driver and passenger seemed nervous during the traffic stop. When the officer learned both had criminal histories, including narcotics violations, he called for a K-9 unit.

K-9 Lucy sniffed around the car and alerted police to narcotics inside the vehicle.

Officers they found a spoon with methamphetamine residue on it upon searching the car, as well as a baggie of the drug and other paraphernalia on the passenger.

Justus J. Courts, 18, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of methadone without a prescription.

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