Driver arrested after being stopped in stolen mini-van
Possible drugs recovered during traffic stop
Last updated 8/31/2020 at 2:35pm
ELTOPIA - A Franklin County Sheriff's Office deputy recovered a stolen vehicle today, Aug. 30, and arrested the driver.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Deputy Dodson pulled over a vehicle on Dogdwood Road.
During the traffic stop, the deputy learned the minivan was reported stolen out of pasco, the sheriff's office said.
A search of the vehicle turned up possible methamphetamine and fentanyl, a report said, noting the driver was arrested.
The name of the driver was not immediately released.
UPDATE: The Benton Franklin County Jail log shows Issac Michael Alvarez being booked at 2:15 a.m. Aug. 30 for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of methamphetamine.