Traffic Stop leads to drug and firearm arrest of a Marengo, IL man.
From the Desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On 7/26/14, The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the Banner Mountain area of the county. When contact was made with the vehicle, the responding Deputy noticed that the driver was asleep in the roadway. The Deputy also noticed a weapon along with drug inside the vehicle. Further investigation as a search of the vehicle revealed a knife, a .45 caliber handgun and a glass pipe used to ingest methamphetamine.
Jason Spencer, 35, of Marengo Illinois, was arrested and transported to the Van Buren County Detention center. Mr. Spencer will be facing weapon(s) and drug paraphernalia charges.