Jackson County (WQOW) - A man is behind bars after being arrested for possessing meth, and other drugs.
According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a deputy pulled over Jonathan D. Barhyte for speeding. During the traffic stop, Barhyte admitted to using drugs.
Police searched his car and found a loaded handgun, packages of crystal meth, marijuana, multiple pipes, packaging material and a digital scale.
Barhyte was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.
This case will be forwarded to the DA's office with a request to charge Barhyte with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana, second offense.
5545 Highway 93, Eau Claire, WI 54701
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