By Jessie Williams
Two men were arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop last Monday, May 3.
According to a report filed by arresting officer Sergeant Austin Cliburn, he was driving north on Highway 10 when he got behind a Dodge Durango that was swerving and crossing the center line.
The officer was able to make a traffic stop on the vehicle on White Farm Rd., where he identified the driver as 26-year-old Thaddeus Stroman and the passenger as 27-year-old Ted Doan.
After learning that Stroman’s license was revoked, the officer performed a field sobriety test. When Stroman exited the vehicle, Sergeant Cliburn stated that he observed a weight scale in the driver’s back pocket with a white substance on it.
A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of approximately 5.6 grams of a white substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, and approximately .36 grams of a brown, powdery substance that field tested positive for heroin. A Xanax pill was also found in the vehicle.
Both men were taken into custody and transported to the Macon County Sheriff’s Office on the following charges:
Thaddeus Stroman - Manufacture/delivery/possession of meth, driving while in possession of meth, possession of a schedule I drug, possession of a schedule IV drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. Stroman’s bond was set at $35,000.
Ted Doan - Manufacture/delivery/possession of meth. possession of a schedule I drug, possession of a schedule IV drug. Doan’s bond was set at $15,000.
They are both scheduled to appear in Macon County General Sessions Court on August 4, 2021.