Public Safety

Police stop Cedar Rapids man in stolen vehicle, find drugs, paraphernalia in the car

CEDAR RAPIDS — A traffic stop Friday led to the arrest of a Cedar Rapids man on theft and drug charges.

Officers pulled over Scotty R. Meier, 23, in the area of Eighth Avenue and Eighth Street SW.

Police determined the vehicle was stolen, according to the criminal complaint, and Meier was taken into custody.

Police said a subsequent search of the vehicle turned up needles, scales, straws and an unspecified quantity of methamphetamine.

Meier faces charges of second-degree theft, possession of a controlled substance, driving while barred and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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