Alexander Preston Brown, 25 of Centre, was arrested after a traffic stop for a broken taillight led Cave Spring police to find methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Police stated that after pulling Brown over they observed a needle cap in the vehicle.  The officer reported that Brown told him that he was a diabetic and admitted that there was a new pack of needles inside the vehicle.

Officers added that after asking Brown who was a diabetic again he told him that his mother was.

A search of the vehicle then resulted in police allegedly finding a bag of suspected methamphetamine in the back seat.

Brown then told police that the substance would test positive for meth but it was not his.

Brown is charged with operating an unsafe vehicle, operation of an unregistered vehicle, possession of meth and possession of drug related objects.