Man charged after gun, drugs found in car

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cassville resident arrested after traffic stop, search

A Cassville man was arrested last week after a search of his vehicle allegedly revealed a gun and two bags of methamphetamine.

Daniel Wells, 36, of Cassville, is charged with unlawful use of a weapon and a felony controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to a probable cause statement filed by Colt Beck, officer with the Cassville Police Department, during a traffic stop, he gained consent to search Wells' vehicle. In the glove box, he said he found a Jimenez Arms 9mm pistol with two magazines, one containing 10 9mm bullets.

Also allegedly found in the glove box was a black digital scale and 95 sandwich bags.

A search of Wells' person allegedly revealed a black glasses case containing two small Ziplock bags with a white crystal substance that allegedly field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

Inside the case was also a clear glass pipe and a cut straw, which had traces of methamphetamine on it.

Wells is being held in the Barry County jail on a cash-only bond of $25,000. He has been arraigned, and a disposition hearing is scheduled for Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: