OKCPD Seizes Over 123lbs. of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

KOKH - February 8, 2023 6:51 am

Officers were originally alerted to the situation after they smelled marijuana coming from one of the two cars involved. (Courtesy OKCPD)

On Sunday, officers with the Oklahoma City Police Department and deputies with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office seized 123.3 pounds of methamphetamine and a 400 gram bag of marijuana during a traffic stop.

The incident happened on the on the 2900 block of NE 36th St in between Rhode Island Ave and Bryant Ave.

Four individuals were taken into custody in connection to the incident. According to police, officers were originally alerted to the situation started after they smelled marijuana coming from one of the two cars involved.

The following were arrested:

  • Kanesha Gladney, 27
  • Anthony Allison, 40
  • Tatyana Johnson, 24
  • Christopher Davis, 43

According to OKCPD, the four face the following charges:

According to OKCPD, the four face the following charges:

  • Conspiracy to commit a felony
  • Aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine
  • Possession of a controlled dangerous substance
  • Possession of CDS with intent to distribute: marijuana

Police records show that they are all from Illinois, and were taken to the Oklahoma County Detention Center.

On Jan. 31, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics agents seized 114 kilograms of methamphetamine. Officials estimate the street value of the January discovery to be approximately $500,000.

OBN Director Donnie Anderson shared that, “Meth took the lives of over 600 Oklahomans last year and many more lives are at risk if these shipments are able to reach the streets.”

 

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