Hartman Man Busted with Drugs During Traffic Stop

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A 24 year-old Hartman man was arrested on drug and weapons charges during a traffic stop Tuesday night.

Scott Allen Gibbs is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a prohibited weapon.

Gibbs also faces numerous traffic charges including careless driving, no proof of insurance and no driver’s license, according to a report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Todd Russell stopped Gibbs for traffic violations on Highway 164 near Hilltop Road north of Coal Hill around 9 p.m. Gibbs was placed into custody for not having a driver’s license, but upon patting him down, the deputy found a set of brass knuckles in Gibb’s pants pocket.

After search the vehicle the deputy found a smoking device, spoon, syringe, and suspected meth, the report states.

Gibbs appeared before Circuit Judge Bill Pearson on Thursday and his bond was set at $5,000 cash. He’s expected to appear in court again Nov. 2.