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Published December 26, 2018

Traffic stop turns to drug bust


CAMDENTON – Three people have been arrested after a traffic stop turned up alleged drugs and a firearm.

Last week the Camdenton Police Department (CPD) released information on a traffic stop that occurred on December 15.

At approximately 3:50 a.m. CPD officers conducted a traffic stop on a black GMC Envoy for defective equipment.

Officers made contact with the driver, Haillie B. Wofford, 22, of Republic, MO and two passengers, identified as Jerry M. Ingersoll, 27, of Conway, MO and Coleman R. Brown, 23, of Columbia, MO.

According to the CPD, while conversing with the three subjects, officers said they detected the smell of marijuana emanating from the vehicle.

A search of both the vehicle and contents revealed a firearm, drug paraphernalia and various controlled substances, the CPD said.

All three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Camden County Detention Center.

Wofford was charged with:

• Three counts of Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid
• One count of Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less
• One count of Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond was set at $10,000 surety or $1,000 cash. (Bond was posted on December 17).

Ingersoll was charged with:

• One count of Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid
• One count of Possession Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid Of 10 Grams Or Less
• One count Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond was set at $20,000 surety or $2,000 cash. (Bond was posted on December 17).

Brown was charged with:

• One count of Possession Of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams Or Less Of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid
• Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Bond was set at $15,000 Surety or $1,500 cash. Bond was posted on December 17 but on December 18 a motion was made in court to revoke the bond.

A warrant for his arrest for “Fail to Obey Judge” was issued on December 19.

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