Gregory Long, 58, of Bradford, was charged with a felony count of possession of drugs, along with a vehicle equipment violation and possession of drug paraphernalia related to a Friday evening traffic stop.
Officers of the Washington Township Police Department on patrol about 7:30 p.m. in the area of State Route 235 and County Road 24 observed a vehicle driving without tail lights.
Officers initiated a traffic stop and while speaking with Long, officers noticed signs of criminal activity. Long was asked to exit the vehicle.
A consent search was granted. Officers located two bags of methamphetamine on the driver. Inside the vehicle, officers seized a glass meth pipe that was filled with suspected drugs.
Long advised officers that the coat he was wearing and the pants he was wearing did not belong to him. Long was taken into custody and was lodged in the Logan County Jail.
• Robert Burd Jr., 45, of Kenton, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and was cited for driving under suspension as a result of a traffic stop about 4:50 p.m. Friday.
Officers observed the suspended driver in the area State Route 235 and County Road 13 and when attempting to initiate a traffic stop, the vehicle reportedly took off at a high rate of speed.
Officers finally caught up to the vehicle on Township Road 247 and made contact with the driver.
Officers observed Burd to be unsteady on his feet and to have a strong odor of a alcoholic beverage coming from this person.
Burd was asked to submit the field sobriety testing, which he failed. Burd was then transported to Logan County Sheriff’s office where he submitted to a breath sample which resulted in a 0.157 blood alcohol content.
When officers asked the defendant why he attempted to drive off, he said he did not see the officer behind him. He was lodged in the jail.