On Thursday at approximately 9:45 p.m., Trooper Cody Kromer observed Randy L. Travis, 47, of Providence operating a Ford truck on West Elm Street in Clay with no tail lights and making a turn without using a signal.
During the course of the traffic stop, Trooper Kromer determined that Travis was under the influence of a controlled substance. A search of his person found two prescription pills and rolling papers. A search of the truck revealed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine. Travis also was operating on a suspended operator’s license.
Travis was lodged in the Webster County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:
- Improper equipment.
- Failure to or improper signal.
- DUI, first offense.
- Possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Possession of controlled substance (meth), first degree, first offense.
- Operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.