Adams County Deputies Uncover Suspected Meth and Loaded Firearm
Adams County Deputies made contact with a male subject who was stopped in the middle of the roadway on 1st Avenue in Ritzville on Thursday Morning.
The vehicle was a rental with New Mexico license plates. You have to wonder why the vehicle was stopped right in the middle of the road.
However, upon investigation, it was determined that the suspect, Victor Rincon, of California arrested on suspicion of a DUI of narcotics. This may answer that question as to why he was stopped in the middle of the roadway. People do strange things when under the influence.
Washington State Patrol assisted Adams County Deputies in detaining Rincon. As Deputies seized the vehicle, an application for a search warrant was made to locate evidence of narcotics.
The warrant was granted and a search of the vehicle turned up what Deputies had suspected.
In the search, Deputies found a loaded firearm that was illegally hidden in the vehicle.
According to the Adams County Facebook page:
Deputies also located several containers of liquid that were full. All containers were field-tested and tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine. The vehicle is believed to be a manufacturing mobile meth extraction lab.
All the containers and contents were sent to the crime lab to be analyzed.
The suspect, Victor Rincon was transported to the Adams County Jail on suspicion of illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine.