A traffic stop by a Lawrence County Deputy lands one man in jail on drug charges according to Sheriff Jody Dotson.

Shane Michael Green of Thayer Missouri was stopped for a traffic violation when a deputy found a green baggie containing methadone pills, a schedule II narcotic in the vehicle, the suspect admitted to stealing the pills from a family member.

Green was arrested and taken to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing. For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, visit www.lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com .