Marijuana found in diaper bag in Cleveland County


Story Comments Share

Eric Matthews
Eric Matthews
Updated: 3/06/2013 3:53 pm Published: 3/06/2013 3:51 pm


A Cleveland County Sheriff’s Deputy and his K9 partner found nearly $2,500 worth of marijuana in a diaper bag during a traffic stop.

According to the Sheriff’s Office the drugs were seized during a traffic stop on March 1 in Noble. They say the deputy smelled marijuana in the car while conducting the traffic stop and speaking to the vehicle’s driver, 29-year old Eric Scott Matthews.

The deputy used his canine partner, the dog alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. The deputy conducted a search and found a diaper bag that contained plastics bags, two plastic containers containing marijuana, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia.

Officials say the search also revealed a large hunting knife, two collapsible style police baton and five individually wrapped bricks of marijuana. The marijuana weighed a little more than 5 pounds.

Matthews was arrested on complaints of with unlawful possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful carry of offensive weapons and no tax stamp. He was booked into the Cleveland County Detention Center.

Story Comments Share

2 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

aleman - 3/6/2013 7:04 PM
0 Votes
stupid pothead

Unwashed Mass - 3/6/2013 4:05 PM
1 Vote
The "no tax stamp" pretty much says how bogus this is.
FOX23 Weather Center
69°
Feels Like: 69°
High: 71° | Low: 64°
Cloudy
Most Popular
Children found living inside meth lab operation;12 arrested
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. -- Small children were found living in a meth lab operation. Now, a dozen people are behind bars. FOX23's Morgan Downing spoke exclusively with sheriff's investigators about what they found on a rural Rogers County ranch. Video Watch This Video
Top Stories
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.