Two facing drug charges after traffic stop in Chatham
Two people are facing drug charges after a traffic stop on Thames Street in Chatham early this morning.
An officer on general patrol initiated a traffic stop shortly after 1 a.m.
The officer learned that the driver was suspended.
Upon being searched, he was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine.
The passenger was found to be in possession of a black metal replica handgun in his waistband along with a backpack containing a digital scale, small blue plastic baggies, cell phone, throwing knives and crystal methamphetamine hidden in a pop can with a street value of about $560.
Police say David Unger, 23 years, of Blenheim was charged with driving while under suspension and drug possession. He was released with a future court date of December 20th.
Justin Shoemaker, 33 years, of Blenheim was charged with possession for the purposes of trafficking and carrying a concealed weapon, police said. He was released with a future court date of December 20th.