DARKE COUNTY – A traffic check led to the arrest of a man carrying illegal drugs.
Darke County detectives received information on Monday of a large amount of illegal narcotics entering Darke County. The Darke County Narcotics Unit coordinated with Highway Patrol MPs to observe the transport vehicle. Detectives observed the vehicle driving through Darke County and contacted local MPs.
A roadside check was carried out on the vehicle where the suspect, Buddy Clark, was located. An on-site Darke County K9 unit alerted MPs to the presence of the drugs. Clark was removed from the vehicle and a large, transparent bag of narcotics was located. Upon further searching the vehicle, several other drug-related items were found.
Items in the vehicle include 20 gram excess fentanyl, 10 gram excess methamphetamine, mushrooms, many pills, and drug supplies. Clark was arrested without incident and transported to Darke County Jail. He is being held for several drug possession offenses.
Darke County MPs on Monday arrested a man carrying a variety of drugs and drug-related paraphernalia.