June 6, 2023

Picayune police find man’s meth stash in Cheetos bag

Mary Apel

On June 5, at approximately 12:50 pm, officers with the Picayune Police Department Neighborhood Enhancement Team conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Frontier for Switched Tag and Seatbelt Violation on South Beech Street.

During the encounter with the driver, Jeffrey Effler, consent was given for officers to search the vehicle. Effler was the only occupant of the vehicle.

During the search officers recovered a trafficking amount of Methamphetamine that was hidden in a Cheetos bag.

Effler was subsequently arrested and charged with Felony Trafficking of a Controlled Substance and Seatbelt Violation.

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