CRESTVIEW — Two people were arrested July 20 on multiple narcotics charges after a traffic stop for a wrong tag, according to police.
Crestview officers noticed a trailer’s license tag on a white Ford Focus, so they followed the vehicle to the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store. The driver, April Owens, 26, and passenger Craig Calloway, 40, exited the car and walkrf toward the store, according to a press release from the Police Department.
An officer confronted them about the tag while a K9 unit detected narcotics.
Officers found a padlocked backpack, a locked silver box and a zippered black case in the vehicle. A black locked box also was found when the backpack was opened with key provided by Calloway.
The black box contained about 105 grams of marijuana, 17.8 grams of methamphetamine and several plastic baggies, police reported. The silver box contained a digital scale. The black zippered bag contained about 26.2 grams of meth and another digital scale.
A glass pipe believed to be for smoking meth and two air/gas powered pistols were also found in the backpack, the press release said.
Calloway and Owens were arrested on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Owens was also charged with violation of probation or community control and failure to maintain insurance on her car. Calloway faced an additional charge of possession or sale of controlled substance, according to the release.