Athens man arrested after police discover meth, loaded gun during traffic stop

Crime

ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – An Athens man was arrested Monday night after a traffic stop revealed he had drugs and a loaded .45 handgun with him.

36-year-old Jeremy Phy was stopped by a deputy for a traffic violation. When the deputy patted Phy down, he found an Altoids container hiding a baggy of meth.

Authorities say that the deputy also found a black zippered case with baggies, pipes and scales, and more meth in the backseat.

Phy was arrested for possession and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

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