Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On August 18th, 2014, Deputy David Merriott of the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office, made contact with 24 year old Cody Lee Davis of Shirley during a traffic stop. Merriott reported Davis appeared nervous. Davis gave Merriott permission to search his vehicle. During the search, Merriott found in a empty cigarette package with suspected methamphetamine. The 20th Judicial District Drug Task Force is assisting in the investigation. Davis is being charged with felony simple possession of a controlled substance. Davis in currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.