WCSO seizes 60 grams of meth after traffic stop

A traffic stop leads to the arrest of two and the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine.

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) deputy conducted a traffic stop on Highway 77 near Sunny Hills Boulevard just before 8 a.m. on July 2.

During the stop, a K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle which led to a search of the vehicle. Located during the search was approximately 60 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a digital scale with magnets, according to WCSO.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 51-year-old Clyde Hudson Harsey, of Altha. The passenger was identified as 54-year-old Lorrie Inez Louketis.

Harsey was arrested and is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute

Louketis was also arrested and is charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of drug

paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.