Sheriff: man swallowed bag of meth before traffic stop
By: Jay Dillon, Senior Digital Content Manager - email
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office said a man who was pulled over for an illegal lane change swallowed a bag of methamphetamine before pulling over.
Noah Walters, 30, was arrested and booked into the Oklahoma County Jail Sunday afternoon for eluding an officer and destruction of evidence.
According to the sheriff, a deputy tried to pull over his pickup truck after he made an illegal lane change near I40 and Pennsylvania. The deputy said the man refused to completely stop until he got to SW 15th and S. Agnew.
The deputy arrested him for eluding an officer and he was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail. That's when deputies said he started sweating profusely and shaking. Deputies say he admitted to swallowing a bag of meth during the short pursuit
He said he swallowed about 2 grams of methamphetamine.
Walters was booked on complaints of eluding and destruction of evidence. The sheriff's office said he also has warrants out of Oklahoma County and Cleveland County.