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HPD: Traffic stop leads to arrest of Henderson man on active warrant and possessing meth

HPD: Traffic stop leads to arrest of Henderson man on active warrant and possessing meth

Bill Stephens

February 18th, 2016

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A Henderson man police say was wanted for parole violation has been charged for possessing meth and other offenses.

During a traffic stop, Henderson Police report 40 year old Jason Gibson was arrested around 12:10 Thursday morning after he gave an officer a false name, but the officer was able to identify him after he found a photo ID. The officer then learned Gibson had an active warrant for a parole violation.

After his arrest on the warrant and during a search of Gibson, authorities reportedly found 1.5 grams of methamphetamine in his pocket, along with two needles and a spoon in the waistband of his pants.

Gibson was charged with possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, as well as giving a police officer a false name and address. Police say Gibson was served two additional warrants for third degree criminal mischief and illegal possession of a legend from another case where he ran from police and damaged the back door of a residence. In that case, Gibson was arrested that day for possessing drugs, along with syringes and other drug paraphernalia.

Gibson was lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center.

Jason Gibson

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