Altus Police arrested two people after a traffic stop Tuesday evening. According to reports, officers stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of Russell Street at approx. 8:45 p.m., for a defective tail light.
The driver, Emily Capehart, 24, was later arrested for driving under suspension, traveling with an open container and transporting a loaded firearm. Capehart gave officers a consent to search her vehicle, which led to alcohol and firearms complaints.
A passenger in the vehicle, Michael Travis Brown, 29, was arrested after officers discovered drug paraphernalia which were said to have belonged to Brown.
After being transported to the Jackson County Jail, a white crystal like substance, believed to methamphetamine, was found in Brown’s shoe while being booked into jail.
A third passenger in the vehicle was questioned by police and later released.
A .45 cal handgun and a laptop computer, which was also discovered in the vehicle, were confiscated as possible evidence in a theft being investigated by another law enforcement agency.
Brown was arrested on complaints of Possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled and Dangerous Substance and Introducing/ or attempting to bring drugs into a jail.