Local News

Man arrested on multiple drug-related charges

LEWISTON, Idaho - A man was arrested on multiple charges, including trafficking drugs, after his vehicle was stopped late Sunday afternoon in Lewiston for a traffic violation.

An Idaho State Police Trooper stopped a Chevrolet pickup near the intersection of Clearwater Avenue and 29th Street around 4:30 p.m.

The driver, 46-year-old Charles A. Rogers, was detained at the direction of his parole officer.

A search of the vehicle revealed a large quantity of methamphetamine and heroin.

Rogers was then arrested for trafficking in 400 grams or more of methamphetamine, and 7 to 28 grams of heroin.

An additional search of Rogers was conducted at the Nez Perce County Detention Center, which resulted in the additional felony charges of introduction of major contraband into a correctional facility and possession of a controlled substance, which was methadone.