On November 24th, 2023, a Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on Pine Street in Rector. When the deputy made contact with the driver, he noticed what appeared to be drug paraphernalia in the seat with the driver. The deputy had the driver exit the vehicle and he retrieved a pipe. Upon running a check on the female subject, it was learned she had a warrant for Misdemeanor Failure to Appear out of Clay County. The Deputy and Rector Officers conducted a search of the vehicle where other illegal items were found.

28-year-old Joni M. Tyler of Rector was transported to the Clay County Detention Center and booked in on the following charges. Driving on Suspended Driver’s License, No Proof of Insurance, Expired Vehicle license/No Driver’s License, Possession VI LT 4oz, Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Possession Drug Paraphernalia.