On December 29, 2015, Ptl. Shawn Scudder stopped a vehicle in the 2700 Block of Michigan Road for a traffic violation. During the stop Ptl. Scudder came into contact with the driver, identified as Katrina Hart AGE 20 and a passenger identified as Robert McGaughey AGE 28. During the stop, Ptl. Scudder contacted Captain Rick Mundt and his K9 Eros. During the stop, Eros conducted an open air search on the vehicle. Eros alerted on the vehicle. A search was then conducted.
During the search of the vehicle, Ptl. Scudder located a syringe and a small plastic bag containing a crystal substance in the passenger area where Robert was sitting. The crystal substance tested positive for methamphetamine. Based on the items found, Robert was placed under arrest and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.
Robert E. McGaughey III AGE 28
Possession of Methamphetamine
Possession of Syringe