Local man arrested for crystal meth in reported drug deal, police say


A man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine after a suspected drug deal Wednesday afternoon.

Newell F. Williams, 34, was arrested and processed on suspicion of drug possession and illegal conveyance of drugs, according to a Dayton police report. Police witnessed a potential drug deal between two vehicles in the area of Kammer and Tyson avenues around 2:30 p.m., according to the report.

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While trailing the vehicles, police obtained the license plate information of the car that reportedly provided the drugs, but lost sight of it, read the report. Police requested a traffic stop for the other vehicle, and stopped the compact car on South Gettysburg Avenue at US 35, read the report.

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Upon searching the vehicle (that was driven by a female friend of Williams), police noticed a small bag of crystal meth by the driver’s seat, according to the report. Williams admitted to police that the drugs belonged to him not his friend, read the report.

He was transported to Montgomery County Jail, and is awaiting court action for his charges, according to Miami Valley Jail records.

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