Traffic stop near 142nd and U.S. Highway 75 leads to drug arrest in Jackson County

Jackson County, KANSAS – According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, his name is Eris Shamer Hopkins and he was arrested following a traffic stop on Friday.

Authorities said the 27-year-old man was booked into the Jackson County Jail on multiple charges, including: possession of methamphetamine; possession of a hallucinogenic drug; possession of drug paraphernalia; trafficking contraband into a correctional facility; felony interference with law enforcement.

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on Chevrolet Malibu for a traffic infraction near 142nd and U.S. Highway 75.

The traffic stop ended with the driver being arrested on drug charges, officials said.

This incident remains under investigation.

 This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.