SULLIVAN – An expired license plate led to the felony arrest of two Stanton residents on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 after a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper found what police believe to be meth-making precursors inside their pickup. A passenger in the truck was also arrested for felony possession of hydrocodone.
A Highway Patrol published report notes that Gregory D. Sullentrup, 46, was arrested for felony possession of meth precursors and failure to register a motor vehicle. His passenger, Lisa A. Davis, 40, was arrested for felony possession of meth precursors and felony possession of hydrocodone pills. Both were taken to the Franklin County Jail.
According to information obtained by the Sullivan Journal, a Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop at about 10:47 a.m. on a white Chevrolet pickup because of an expired license plate. The vehicle pulled over at the entrance to Lowe’s in Oak Grove Village near Interstate 44. It was ascertained at the scene that a female passenger in the truck was on probation for a felony drug offense.
A search led to the discovery of alleged meth-making materials and felony possession of meth precursors. Members of the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit were called to the scene to handle the seized material. Sullivan Police also responded to the scene.