Traffic stop leads to drug arrest


On Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at 9:17 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a black 1996 Oldsmobile passenger car in the area of Whistletown Road.

During the stop, deputies located marijuana, methamphetamine and items of paraphernalia.

As a result of the investigation, Jona L. Melander, 26, of Olmstead was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center on charges of License plate not legible; Driving on a DUI suspended license 1st offense; Failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense; Possession of a controlled substance 1st offense (methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana.

Deputy Kyler Harvey is the arresting officer. He was assisted on scene by deputy Jarrod Lyons.

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