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Police: Man Flees, Struggles With Cops, Caught With Drugs

After a traffic stop, the passenger ran after officers asked him to get out of the car, police said.

A Warrenton man faces several criminal charges—including assaulting an officer and resisting arrest—as police said he tried to escape from officers following a traffic stop in .

Jason Stufflebean, 35, of the 700 block of Wabash in Warrenton, was charged Tuesday with possessing methamphetamine, possessing marijuana, assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and possessing drug-related items.

said an officer was monitoring traffic when he spotted a car that had active warrants on it. The officer said Stufflebean, a passenger in the car, gave the officer a false name. When asked to get out of the car, police said Stufflebean pushed the officer and began running.

After officers caught him, he continued to struggle and had to be tased, according to the report. Police said he threw away marijuana and coffee filters during the chase and they found a baggie of meth and a used syringe.

Stufflebean is being held at the St. Charles city jail in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

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family is forever September 13, 2012 at 09:48 PM
I hate what drugs do to people , I kno jason and he's not a monster , the drugs have him and his mind he has the biggest heart ever , I wish someone would have got Jason the help he needed long ago , so he wouldn't have got like this , it make me very sad to see this picture of him when Jason is such a good-looking man , atleast now I kno Jason is safe , and off the streets , Jason had alot going for him as a teenager , that guy can sing like no other , he was great in sports , and everyone loved him , he wouldn't have anything to do with anyone who did drugs , then he got in with the wrong crowed , and it all changed , DRUGS change a person , Jason still has a heart of gold , still has family and friends (real friends ) that love him . DRUGS just took over , so please if ur loved one is useing get them help , thats where it went wrong with Jason
sheri September 14, 2012 at 12:45 PM
i do agree with you on that, it is such a shame what drugs do to the people we love, i hope ur message gets out to more people. God Bless and i will be praying for Jason.
Someone who cares September 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM
I witnessed the whole thing and he didnt assult no police officer. THEY assulted him!!! He was on the ground while they kept kicking him, he was also on the ground when they tased him!!. I know he might have some bad demons on his side, but when he is being charged with something he did not do that is wrong! I wish I would have video taped it while it was being done because he did NOT assult the police officer.
Someone who cares September 16, 2012 at 10:39 PM
And another thing... if there was warrents on the car then WHY was the girl let go????
Tammi September 19, 2012 at 12:35 AM
The warrent was not for the female, the warrent was for an ex boyfriend that got a traffic ticket in that car he never took care of it which gave him a warrent. So everytime those plates are ran that warrent pops up.
Jason November 30, 2012 at 06:55 PM
Drugs change people but in the end it is your own actions. We just need to take responsibility for them.

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