Troopers arrest man after finding methamphetamine, pills, syringes

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. - Troopers arrested Thomas Lee on Sunday after officers conducted a traffic stop on US 24 on suspicion of speeding. 

Officers said when they made contact with Lee they noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. 

Lee denied using marijuana, but said a friend had smoked in the car earlier. 

At first Lee denied troopers the opportunity to search his vehicle, but later said there was a methamphetamine pipe in his car. 

Officers searched the car and found: methamphetamine, Tramadol, Clonazepam, two glass smoking pipes, three syringes, 73 small plastic bags, cigarette rolling papers, a red straw and ten cotton swabs. 

Lee was charged with delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. 

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