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Wrong license plate leads to meth-related charges

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Jimmy Clayton Patrick (Source: LMDC) Jimmy Clayton Patrick (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A routine check of a vehicle registration ended with a Jeffersontown area man under arrest for manufacturing meth.

Around 9:25 p.m. July 20, a Metro police officer stopped a white Jeep Cherokee near National Turnpike and Outer Loop. When the license plate of the Jeep was checked it came back to a 2003 gray Dodge van.

Officers questioned the driver, Jimmy Clayton Patrick, 45, who admitted to having two packs of Sudafed pills in his bag. Patrick told police he was taking the pills to someone to cook meth.

When Patrick's vehicle was search, police found a bottle of Liquid Fire, a container of salt, a canister of Coleman Fuel, along with other ingredients used to cook meth.

Patrick said he was heading to the Lake Dreamland area to meet someone and cook meth. Instead, he was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections to await arraignment.

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