Early morning traffic stop leads to drug and weapons charges for two San Angelo men.
Just before 1:00 a.m. this morning, San Angelo Police Patrol Officer C. Bradshaw conducted a traffic stop on a grey, 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe in the 3100 block of Patrick Street for an equipment violation. The vehicle was occupied by three people.
When Officer Bradshaw made contact with the driver, he observed and empty gun holster near the driver's seat. Officer Bradshaw asked if there were any weapons inside the vehicle and the driver advised there was a gun.
During a consent search of the vehicle, Officer Bradshaw located a handgun, a bladed weapon, a club, drug paraphernalia, and a substance that field tested positive for approximately 13.6 grams of methamphetamine.
The driver, identified as Devin Barratt (10-04-82) of San Angelo, was arrested for Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and Unlawful Carrying Weapon. He was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
A back passenger, Randle Bradford (DOB 08-17-84) of Christoval, Texas, was arrested for State Jail Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 after police located approximately .5 grams of methamphetamine in his clothing. Shortly after his arrest, Bradford requested medical treatment. Bradford was transported to Shannon Medical Center for evaluation. Once released from medical care, Bradford was transported to the Tom Green County Jail.
A 32-year-old female passenger was not charged and was released at the scene.