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JC police: Two face meth charges after routine traffic stop

May 3rd, 2013 9:35 am by Staff Reports

JC police: Two face meth charges after routine traffic stop

A routine traffic stop ended with methamphetamine charges for two people.
Johnson City police Friday stopped Amanda Clark, 28, 141 E. Market St., Apt. 905, who was driving a car with no headlights near West Main and Whitney streets.
Clark stopped in an alley off Whitney, got out and tried to leave as police were walking toward her car, according to a news release.
Carter and a passenger in the car, Mark Harrison, 44, 4101 Hwy. 321, Butler, reportedly became “extremely nervous” and “frantic” when asked for identification. This behavior led to police noticing numerous medical syringes.
Police noticed a strong chemical smell while placing Harrison under arrest for an active warrant.
The East Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force was called out to the scene, due to the vehicle possibly containing an active clandestine lab.
Police found numerous components used to make methamphetamine, digital scales, glass pipes and a large amount of syringes in the car.
Clark and Harrison were charged with manufacturing a schedule I drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Clark was additionally charged with driving on a suspended license and light law violation.
Both were being held in the Washington County Detention Center.
Clark was being held on $12,000 bond.
Harrison’s bond was set at $11,000.
They were scheduled to appear in Sessions Court Friday.

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