The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

February 11, 2014

Four facing drug charges

Vehicle stops and a pedestrian check by Joplin police led to some recent arrests of suspects on felony drug charges.

Jennifer L. Thompson, 27, of Carthage, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop early Monday in the 100 block of A Street. Thompson was a passenger in a vehicle in which a bag of methamphetamine allegedly was found.

Jamison R. Watson, 25, of rural Joplin, was arrested after a vehicle stop Saturday near Seventh Street and Pearl Avenue. He is accused of being in illegal possession of a codone pill.

Bryan K. Cobb, 45, of Joplin, was charged with possession of methamphetamine after some bags containing the drug allegedly fell out of his pants during a traffic stop Saturday near Seventh Street and Tyler Avenue.

Kelly E. Glassford, 45, of Joplin, was charged with possession of methamphetamine after a pedestrian check Saturday night near 14th Street and Byers Avenue. A syringe containing liquid meth and a bag containing the powder form of the drug allegedly were found in a purse that Glassford discarded as an officer approached.

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