Meth found in vehicle, tossed along road after traffic stop, police say

Meth found in vehicle, tossed along road after traffic stop, police say
Baraboo Police Department

Officers found more than 7 grams of meth Wednesday in a vehicle and along the road after stopping and arresting a Baraboo man wanted on felony arrest warrants, police said.

Members of the Sauk County Drug Task Force saw 39-year-old Jason Johnson driving a vehicle in Baraboo, according to a release. Officers were aware that Johnson had active felony arrest warrants, so they attempted a traffic stop.

Officers followed Johnson at very low speeds with lights and sirens activated, police said. Johnson drove about 11 city blocks and made multiple turns before stopping for officers.

Police found more than 7 grams of meth in the vehicle and along the route Johnson drove before he stopped, according to the release.

He was arrested on a felony arrest warrant through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and felony arrest warrant for possession of methamphetamine. Police said he will also face additional charges for the meth found during the traffic stop.

Two passengers in the vehicle were released.

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