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Expired License Plates Leads to Meth Bust in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A father and his son are in jail on a meth charge after a traffic stop in Charleston.

According to the criminal complaint, James Jones and his son Cody were in a Dodge Caravan on Oakhurst Drive when a West Virginia State Police trooper stopped them for having an expired license plate.

A check by Metro 911 revealed the plate actually belonged on a Buick LeSabre.

The trooper searched the Caravan and found materials used for making meth in a backpack, according to the complaint.

The complaint also states the two had recently been arrested for making meth and were out on bond.

Both were charged with possession of materials used for making meth.


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