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East Donegal Traffic Stop Leads Police To 331 Grams of Methamphetamine

A police officer stopped a driver in East Donegal Township for not having properly working taillights and ended up with a felony arrest.

The traffic stop happened at 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13 at the intersection of Long Lane and River Road. Susquhanna Regional Police said Adam Michael Lawson, 33, of Reading was found to have an outstanding warrant. Upon viewing the vehicle, officers discovered 331 grams of methamphetamine, an unregistered 9mm handgun, assorted drug paraphernalia, and more than $1,000 in cash. The Susquehanna Regional Police Department planned to conduct a detailed search of the entire vehicle and its contents at a later date and time. The Susquehanna Regional Police Department, with the assistance of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force, charged Lawson. He was held at the Lancaster County Prison because he was unable to pay $500,000 bail, court records show.

Anyone who has any further information about Lawson and/or a related illicit narcotic activity, is encouraged to contact the Susquehanna Regional Police Department at 717426-1164. People with information may also email investigative officers at meadorz@police.co.lancaster.pa.us or kimesm@police.co.lancasterpa.us. Lawson is awaiting trial in Huntingdon County on a misdemeanor charge of theft by deception and other offenses, court records show.

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