PHOTOS: Madison County deputies seize large amount of meth, firearms in traffic stop

Rex Segars (Photo: Madison County Sheriff)

A Madison County man is behind bars facing a drug trafficking charge after deputies say they found a large amount of methamphetamine and firearms in his truck.

Posted: Jan 8, 2018 3:52 PM

Madison County deputies say a man is behind bars facing a methamphetamine trafficking charge stemming from a Sunday traffic stop.

Investigators say a deputy pulled over a pick-up truck because of traffic violations. The driver, Rex Segars, pulled over in his driveway on McCormick Drive. The deputy spotted multiple weapons inside the vehicle which led to a search. Investigators say they recovered a total of three shotguns, six rifles, four handguns, digital scales, thirteen ounces of methamphetamine and more than $4,500 in cash. One of the handguns recovered was reported stolen.

Photos: Madison County Sheriff

Photo: Madison County Sheriff

Segars, 59, was placed in the Madison County Jail on a $100,000 bond. Authorities say his bond was revoked in two previous charges.

The suspect is also expected to face additional charges including receiving stolen property.

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