Wichita man arrested on drug, gun charges after traffic stop in Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KAKE) - Hutchinson police say they have arrested a 30-year-old Wichita man on drug and gun charges following a traffic stop on Wednesday.
The department said its Special Operations Division and the Reno County Drug Unit pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation and searched it. Officers seized over 121 grams of meth, 55 grams of marijuana, 142 pills and a handgun.
The driver, Matthew Demoura, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, oxycodone and marijuana, all with intent to distribute, as well as criminal possession of firearm while in commission of a felony, possession of Xanax and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Hutchinson Police Department said, "The pills are suspected to be counterfeit Oxycodone M30’s containing fentanyl."
Kansas Department of Corrections records show Demoura is on Community Corrections for Sedgwick County convictions of theft, fleeing or eluding law enforcement and drug possession. He also has priors of fleeing or eluding law enforcement, theft and evading a road block.