MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – Two people have been arrested following the discovery of alleged drugs during a traffic stop.
According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 Deputy Campbell initiated a traffic stop on a 2003 Honda four door in the area of Story’s Run Road for an equipment violation. Deputy Campbell observed criminal indicators from the driver and passenger of the vehicle and after checking both subject’s driver’s license they were both found to be suspended according to the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
Meigs County Sheriff’s Office K9 Officer Deputy King and K9 Bax were called to the scene and the K9 indicated to the presence of narcotics inside of the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed approximately 4-5 grams of suspected heroin along with suspected crack cocaine and suboxone.
Upon a search of the male’s person Deputy Campbell located a plastic baggy containing suspected heroin inside of the male’s wallet. Herbert Bare III, 34, of Langsville was arrested for Possession of Heroin and was transported to the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office where he was incarcerated on the charge.
Deputies also seized approximately 60 hypodermic syringes as well as approximately 15 glass pipes which are commonly used for smoking crack cocaine.
Misty Baird, 32, of Gallipolis was arrested for Possession of Heroin and was also found to have $1,630.00 concealed on her person.
The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office will consult with Meigs County Prosecutor James K. Stanley on further charges and the case will be presented to a Meigs County Grand Jury.