Traffic stop leads to arrest of New London men
NEW LONDON — A traffic stop Monday evening led to drug charges being filed against a pair of New London men.
The New London Police Department stopped a vehicle being driven by Chad Michael Taylor, 39, New London, at 7:46 p.m. Monday evening near the intersection of Elm and Main. During the course of that traffic stop, Taylor was arrested for driving under suspension.
A subsequent investigation led to a search warrant being executed at 2971 Quincy Avenue, south of New London, in which methamphetamine manufacturing laboratories were discovered.
Following the execution of the search warrants, Taylor also was charged with conspiracy to manufacture more than five grams of methamphetamine.
Larry Eugene Taylor, 73, New London, also was arrested for conspiracy to manufacture more than five grams of methamphetamine.
Both men are being held on bond at the Henry County Jail, awaiting their initial court appearance.
Agencies involved in the investigation and arrests included the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, New London Police Department and the Mt. Pleasant Police Department.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.