May 17, 2018 9:58 am

Hamilton traffic stop leads to drug charges

A routine traffic stop by Hamilton Police has lead to drug charges.

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An expired plate has led to drug charges against a Hamilton man.

Hamilton police pulled over a Chevy Malibu Tuesday, May 15 at about 3:30 p.m. on Barton Street East near Lincoln Street. Officers say they discovered there was an outstanding warrant for the driver.

Police say they seized 11 grams of cocaine.

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Joseph Haw, 27, of Hamilton has been charged with possession of cocaine and failing to comply with a probation order.

Haw is scheduled to be in court on June 13 to answer to the charges.

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