Winthrop Man Drug Charges 17 Aug 12

A Winthrop man faces multiple criminal charges after a state trooper allegedly found him parked along Highway 15 with drugs earlier this week. The trooper reportedly found 25-year-old John Meyer in a parked car with the smell of marijuana smoke coming from an open window. Several items of drug paraphernalia were found in the car, along with the prescription drug alprazolam. Meyer reportedly admitted to the trooper that he hadn’t slept for 2 days after smoking methamphetamine. He now faces a felony 5th-degree drug charge, amongst other charges.