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Traffic stops results in seizure of drugs, weapons

A traffic stop in West Point resulted in the seizure of several firearms and drug paraphernalia. On Monday night, West Point Police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Tony Burgin Jr., after officers saw Burgin fail to signal, in addition to having a broken mirror. When asked if there were weapons in the vehicle, Burgin said there was one. Police were allowed to search the vehicle, which resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine, a glass pipe, digital scales containing suspected meth residue, as well as two loaded handguns. Burgin was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possessing drug paraphernalia, as well as failure to register a vehicle. He was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.

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