At approximately 3:51 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, Trooper Chris King stopped to render aid to a motorist northbound on Interstate 69 at approximately the 78 mile-marker.
The motorist, Mark D. Baize, 48, of Fredonia, had lost a tire to the trailer he was pulling behind his pickup truck.
During the motorist assist, Baize granted consent to search his vehicle.
King located suspected methamphetamine inside Baize's pickup truck.
Baize was arrested without incident and charged with possession of controlled substance first degree, first offense, failure to notifiy DOT of address change and no registration plate.
He is being lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPE-TIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Information provided by Trooper Stu Recke
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