A Providence man found himself behind bars on Monday after police say they tracked down a vehicle suspected of being involved in drug trafficking.
According to a release from the Providence Police Department, officers located the suspected vehicle and followed it to the Huck’s Convenience Store in Providence.
A passenger in the vehicle, Gerald Eades, 32 of Providence, was found to be in possession of meth, suboxone and syringes. He was arrested and charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and having a prescription medicine not in proper container.
After transporting Eades to the Webster County Detention Center, officers conducted a search of his residence, where they located additional suboxone, marijuana, gabapentin, quetiapine, pills bottles and other items of paraphernalia.
Additional charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and having prescription medicine not in proper container were issued against Eades.
Police did not name the driver of the vehicle that led them to the arrest, but state that an investigation into that suspect is ongoing.