Traffic Stop Yields 3 Arrests, 4 Bags of Heroin

Springfield Traffic Stop Yields

4 Bags of Heroin, 3 Arrests

Michael Clapper
Michael Clapper
Kimberly Clapper
Kimberly Clapper
Austin Yaw
Austin Yaw

SPRINGFIELD – Three Springfield residents were charged with possession of heroin and marijuana after a traffic stop on State Highway 80.

Just before 5 p.m yesterday, a county Sheriff’s investigator made a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Kimberly Clapper, 29, Springfield Center. During the investigation, four knotted baggies of heroin and drug paraphernalia were recovered. Clapper, as well as her two passengers, Michael Clapper, 38, and Austin Yaw, 21, both of Springfield Center, were all taken into custody.

Michael and Kimberly Clapper’s home was later searched, and Sheriff’s deputies report finding a small amount of marijuana, controlled medication, and a concentrated form of cannabis.

All three were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh degree, and both Kimberly and Michael were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.  Additionally, Kimberly was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the third degree.

All defendants were issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Springfield Court on July 7.


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