Nowata Co. drug bust nets $30,000 in meth, other drugs and paraphernalia

NOWATA COUNTY, Okla. - Two people from the Tulsa-area have been arrested after a Nowata County traffic stop led to a drug bust.

Deputies say Megan Shipman, 23, of Broken Arrow was speeding on Highway 169 about 20 miles south of the Kansas border when deputies stopped the car around 2 a.m. Saturday.

A K-9 officer searched the car and alerted deputies that drugs were in the car, according to arrest records.

Deputies say they discovered about $30,000 worth of methamphetamine, more than 100 pills, drug paraphernalia and more than $6,000 in cash in the car.

Shipman and her passenger, Corey McKinney, 36, of Owasso, face charges of trafficking in illegal drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of controlled substance without tax stamp and possession of drug proceeds.

Shipman was also booked for driving with a suspended license.


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