BROOKFIELD, Mo. — Brookfield Police reported confiscating more than 17 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in the city Saturday.
According to a release from the Brookfield Police Department, officers pulled over a vehicle at the intersection of South Main Street and East Lockling Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Saturday.
A K-9 unit was deployed and picked up the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle, which was driven by 38-year-old Michael Gandy, of Marceline.
A probable cause search of the car allegedly found 17.5 grams of a white, crystalline substance which later tested positive as methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia. A single prescription pill was also found in the vehicle. Officers arrested Gandy and a passenger in the vehicle, 30-year-old Ann Burks, of New Cambria, at about 1:13 a.m. Saturday.
Both subjects denied any knowledge of the drugs but Burks allegedly told officers the paraphernalia belonged to her.
Burks faces a misdemeanor for unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and Gandy is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
Burks was released on a summons however Gandy was taken to the Macon County Jail, held on $25,000 bond, cash or surety. Future court dates are pending.