An Independence man arrested for drugs was found with meth in jail.
The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office says 62-year old Richard Staveley was taken into custody last Tuesday during a traffic stop in Independence.
Staveley was charged with possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, as well as driving with a suspended license.
While he was at the Buchanan County Jail, he was found again with methamphetamine.
Authorities say Staveley was subsequently charged with possessing contraband in a correctional facility, which is a Class D Felony.