Two Kentucky Men Charged with Alleged Drug Possession

On February 21st, K9 Officer Toby Jeffers, with the Oneida Police Department, conducted a traffic stop on a purple Ford Mustang for alleged window tint violation on Main Street in Oneida.  Officer Jeffers spoke with the driver Jason Cassada and passenger Mark Douglas and advised them the reason for the stop and then asked for consent to search the vehicle and was granted consent by Cassada.  Cassada stepped out of the vehicle and stated that he had a pipe in his pocket that belonged to his friend.  Officer Jeffers retrieved a bag in Cassada’s right jacket pocket containing one meth pipe and 2 bags containing meth.  Officer Johnson, who was also on the scene, had Douglas step out of the passenger side and then located one meth pipe in his jacket.  Douglas was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Cassada was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Window Tint Violation.  Both were transported to the Scott County Justice Center for booking.