Man faces charges after traffic stop turns into meth bust

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A man faces several charges after he was pulled over by the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

Frederick Gomez, 50, faces careless driving, operating on suspended/revoked license, trafficking in controlled substace 1st degree, 1st offense(2 grams of Methamphetamine or more, drug paraphernalia- Buy/Possess).

Detectives were conducting surveillance for reported drug activity on Aug. 30 about 10:30 a.m.

Someone was observed driving carelessly before pulling into a home and leaving a short time later headed back into Mayfield.

A traffic stop was conducted due to traffic violations and the driver was identified as Frederick L. Gomez of Mayfield.

Gomez admitted to having methamphetamine on his person, according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

Nineteen-and-a-half grams of suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe with residue were seized.

Gomez’s license was suspended and he had an active warrant out of California with in-state pickup only.

The investigation is ongoing.

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