On Thursday morning, July 13, 2017, an Orting speed emphasis on Harman Way observed a vehicle at 30mph in a 25mph zone. When pulled over the driver stated he did not have his license with him, and gave a false name. Further investigation led to his real name and a computer check showed he had an outstanding felony DOC warrant for Escape, and additionally he had four outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
Needles were observed in the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed approximately 20 hypodermic needles and a quantity of methamphetamine.
The driver was booked into the Pierce County Jail on all warrants and Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance.