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Routine traffic stop leads to a major drug bust in Jefferson County

Published: Oct. 6, 2020 at 9:00 AM CDT
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FAIRFIELD Iowa (KYOU) -According to the Jefferson County Attorney, in the evening hours of October 3rd, 2020 a Fairfield police department investigator had surveillance of a vehicle that was parked in super 8 motel parking lot.

Police say a man named Clinton Wynn got inside the vehicle. That’s when the investigator took action says County Attorney Chauncey Moulding.

“A traffic stop was conducted on Mr. Wynn in motion, it was determined that he had an active felony arrest warrant out of Wapello county for weapons charges.”

After his arrest, police say it was towed and searched by the police K9 CY and police say that’s when the dog detected the smell of drugs.

Investigator Robert Barker says, “33 pounds of suspected methamphetamine in the trunk as well as a loaded handgun in the center console and approximately $11,500 in cash”.

Wynn was charged with the intent to deliver methamphetamine more than 5kg and drug tax stamps violations. Wynn was held on a $500,000 bond but posted that bond the next day.

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