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Traffic stop in Middletown leads to drug charges

A Middletown man was charged with trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs after he allegedly had about 270 grams of methamphetamine in his car.

A vehicle driven by Eric Egelston was stopped Tuesday morning at Germantown Road and Wilbraham Road, according to police. The stop was made after a drug investigation by the Middletown Special Operations Unit in cooperation with the Warren County Drug Task Force, Middletown police said.

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When officers searched the vehicle, the methamphetamine allegedly was found, according to police.

Egelston, 40, is in the Middletown City Jail.

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His preliminary hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15, according to court documents.

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