JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit arrested a 30-year-old Alabama man on I-57 near Beal Road Tuesday morning.

The Unit responded to assist The Illinois State Police with a motorist acting suspicious. K9 Tico was deployed and alerted on the suspect’s car. A search was conducted and illegal drugs were found. The driver, Stephen Bryant of Columbiana, AL, was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine under 5 grams.

He was transported to the Jefferson County jail and incarcerated with bond to be set by a judge.