Traffic stop in Dallas City leads to arrest of man for methamphetamine possession

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Kevin Clinkenbeard | Photo courtesy of Hancock County Sheriff's Department

DALLAS CITY, Ill. — A Dallas City man is in the Hancock County Jail after a Tuesday traffic stop led to an arrest for methamphetamine possession. 

A deputy with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department observed a gold 2010 Hyundai commit a traffic violation at the intersection Cherry and Illinois 9 in Dallas City. The driver was identified as Kevin T. Clinkenbeard, 57, who also was found to have a revoked driver’s license. A subsequent search revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine. 

Clinkenbeard is charged with driving while license revoked and possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine. 

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