CUSHING, Okla. – A traffic stop led officers to discover a convicted felon in possession of a stolen firearm, as well as illegal drugs.
Cushing police say they originally initiated the stop because of reckless driving. When Sgt. Piatt approached the driver, who identified himself as David Goodman, he claimed he was driving in that manner because he was “taking his girlfriend to the hospital.”
Sgt. Piatt escorted Goodman to the nearest hospital and cited him for reckless driving, no insurance and an expired tag.
Later that evening Sgt. Piatt discovered that Goodman provided false information regarding his identity. The sergeant found that the suspect’s name was actually Jonathon. When Sgt. Piatt returned to the hospital, he spoke with the woman who was in the vehicle with Goodman and she informed the sergeant that she had domestic issues with Goodman.
According to Sgt. Piatt, the woman said Goodman showed up at her home and took her phone so she could not make any calls.
Sgt. Piatt offered to escort the woman back to her home where, according to the woman, Goodman sometimes stayed. A search was conducted in the home and Cushing police found methamphetamine, marijuana and a black AR-15 firearm.
It was discovered that the rifle, AR-15, was stolen out of Edmond.
Goodman was arrested on numerous complaints such as obstructing an officer, falsely impersonating another, possession of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a park, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a firearm after felony conviction, use of firearm while committing a felony, possession of stolen property and kidnapping.