Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Harlan County

Published: Feb. 2, 2018 at 11:39 AM EST
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Police arrested two men early Friday morning after finding a large amount of drugs in their vehicle.

During a traffic stop deputies found the driver, Travis Napier, was under the influence and driving with a suspended license.

Officials then searched the vehicle and found a large amount of crystal meth, loaded syringes, a loaded handgun, baggies, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia.

A passenger, James Southard, and Napier were arrested and charged with drug trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Napier was also charged with driving under the influence.

Both men were taken to the Harlan County Detention Center.