(Armstrong)--A traffic stop on the evening of July 4th in Emmet County resulted in charges being filed against two Fairmont, Minnesota residents.
Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens says shortly before 6:10 p.m., a deputy initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle that was observed speeding on Highway 15 north of Armstrong. Upon investigation at the scene, open containers of alcohol were discovered in the vehicle as well as controlled substances and paraphernalia.
As a result of the investigation, the driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Brittley Talamantes, was charged with operation with no driver’s license. The passenger, 23-year-old Jorge Paz, was charged with possession of marijuana-2nd offense, possession of drug paraphernalia and open container of alcohol on a public roadway.
Paz was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Emmet County Jail where he was booked on the charges. Talamantes was cited and released.
(Wallingford)--An Ames man was arrested on July 4th as the result of a traffic stop in rural Emmet County.
According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, a sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Wallingford area initiated a traffic stop shortly after 1 a.m. on a vehicle that was driving erratically in the 2200 block of Highway 4. Upon investigation at the scene, it was determined that the driver, 21-year-old Devin Louison of Ames, was driving with a suspended license. In addition, open containers of alcohol, controlled substances and drug paraphernalia were discovered.
As a result, Louison was taken into custody and booked into the Emmet County Jail where he was charged with possession of marijuana, open container of alcohol on a public roadway, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended driver’s license.