Traffic stop nets $12,000 worth of meth


A traffic stop in Williams County has led to the seizure or more than $12,000 in methamphetamine, $7,000 in cash and a loaded handgun.

On June 30th, the Williams County Sherriff’s Office stopped a vehicle driven by John Michael Mincey, who had active warrants for his arrest.

A search of the vehicle turned up over 121 grams of suspected meth, with a street value of $12,170.

Authorities also found $7,000 in U.S. currency and an unidentified loaded handgun.

At the time of his arrest, Mincey was out on bond for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

He also had an active warrant for bail jumping.

Mincey has been charged with four felonies related to the traffic stop and the items found in the car.

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