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Clintonville K9 finds gun, drugs during traffic stop

K9 Thor
Posted at 2:16 PM, Nov 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-13 15:16:05-05

CLINTONVILLE (NBC 26) — A Mosinee man, 49, was arrested in Clintonville during a traffic stop for the possession of drugs and a handgun Saturday night.

According to the Clintonville Police Department, a traffic stop was conducted in the area of West Street and Waupaca Street at 4:30 p.m. for a vehicle traveling with no license plates.

During the stop, K-9 Thor of the Clintonville Police Department alerted officers of the presence of illegal narcotics in the vehicle.

While searching the vehicle, officers found and obtained 42.04 grams of methamphetamine, 9.22 grams of marijuana, various items of drug paraphernalia, and a 9mm Beretta handgun. 

Clintonville Drug Bust

As a result of the search, the suspect was arrested for the following

  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession with intent to deliver Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of a controlled substance on or within 1,000 feet from a park
  • Enhancer for the use of a dangerous weapon.

The Mosinee man was transported to the Waupaca County Sheriff's Office Jail.

No other information has been released at this time.