K9 Unit Aids in Traffic Stop, Drug Discovery

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May 22, 2024

A Tennessee man was arrested in Custer County recently after being found with a large amount of marijuana and cocaine.

According to a probable cause affidavit, 35-year-old Everett Keirell Jackson was pulled over by a Trooper with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol on Interstate 40 near Clinton on May 13. Jackson would tell the Trooper that the semi truck he was driving in had broken down in Arizona and he had rented the car he was driving to get to his home in Tennessee.

A K9 unit was deployed on the car where, according to the affidavit, the dog indicated the odor of possible narcotics in the vehicle.

A search of the car would later turn up 122 pounds of marijuana and one kilo size brick of what was later determined to be cocaine.

Jackson would be charged in Custer County District Court with trafficking in illegal drugs along with aggravated trafficking in illegal drugs.

His first court date is scheduled for June 5.

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