Two men arrested on multiple charges in Emmet County following traffic stop
Wed 3-22-2017 Wallingford,IA
(Wallingford)-Two men were arrested on multiple charges in Emmet County as a result of a traffic stop last Thursday morning.
According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, a deputy sheriff initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at about 1:30 am 3 miles west of Wallingford on 230th Street in rural Emmet County.
Upon investigation, deputies discovered cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and a loaded .40 caliber hand gun.
The driver of the vehicle, 22 year old Brody Metzger of Wallingford was arrested and charged with OWI and a number of drug related charges. A passenger in the vehicle, 37 year old Demetrius Wright of Estherville was charged with a number of drug related charges as well as with carrying weapons and possession of a firearm as a felon.
Both men were booked into the Emmet County Jail.
Wright remains in custody on a $5000 cash or surety bond and Metzger was released upon posting surety bond.
The Emmet County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the Estherville Police Department and K-9 Max.
An investigation is continuing.