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Police arrest wanted Lancaster man, charge him for trafficking

A Lancaster man was arrested by Danville police Friday night for allegedly trafficking in illegal drugs.

Jordan D. Shoemaker, 27, has been charged with first-degree trafficking in methamphetamine; first-degree possession of methamphetamine; carrying a concealed deadly weapon; possession of drug paraphernalia; and having a prescription not in its original container.

According to Danville Police, officers investigated a suspicious vehicle parked behind Olde Path Holiness Church on Highland Court around 8:40 p.m. Friday. They found Shoemaker, who was initially arrested on multiple outstanding warrants from Boyle and Lincoln counties, according to police.

“During the investigation, K-9 Petie gave positive indication for presence of narcotics in the vehicle,” a news release from Danville Police Department reads. “Officers located scales, multiple baggies, pills, drug paraphernalia, a concealed handgun and cash. The scales tested positive for methamphetamine.”

Shoemaker was being held in the Boyle County Detention Center on Sunday night.

Danville police officers Toney Dollins and Steven DeBord are investigating.