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Traffic stop leads to felony drug arrest, Sunday

Steven K Haworth courtesy of the (Casper Police Department)

CASPER, Wyo. —  The arrest of a Casper man, came after a traffic stop, near the Hall of Justice in Casper. The man behind the wheel is alleged to have been without a license, and is said to have been in possession of suspected methamphetamine.

Steven Kenneth Haworth, age 63, was arrested during the evening hours of November 3, 2019. He was booked into jail on recommended charges of Driving While Under Suspension, Driving Without Insurance, and Possession of Methamphetamine.

An affidavit filed by officers with the Casper Police Department say that they observed a pickup truck, pulling a trailer, with the headlight out, near the intersection of West 1st and North David Streets.

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Officers say they pulled the vehicle over on North David Street, near the Hall of Justice, and made contact with the driver, identified as Haworth.

Upon contact, the affidavit says that Haworth admitted that he did not have insurance on the truck and may have a warrant for his arrest.

Officers confirmed that Haworth’s Wyoming driver’s license was suspended, and had four confirmed arrest warrants.

Subsequent to his arrest on allegedly driving under suspension, driving without insurance, and the active warrants; Haworth and his belongings were searched. Police say that search yielded two baggies containing suspected methamphetamine.

Officers report that Haworth had been convicted on one Marijuana Possession out of the state of Texas, as well as three misdemeanor convictions of Possession of a Controlled substance, from the state of Wyoming, between the years 1999 and 2015.

It was also reported that Haworth was convicted of a felony level Possession of a Controlled Substance in Wyoming, in 2017.

Being a third or subsequent offense, charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance are eligible for felony status.

Haworth was transported to the Natrona County Detention Center without further reported incidents.