A sheriff’s deputy saw a northbound vehicle make numerous traffic violations Thursday night just north of Wellfleet on U.S. Highway 83 and pulled it over.

The deputy made contact with the driver, Devin Baker, 36, of North Platte, the Lincoln County sheriff’s office said. After talking to Baker, the deputy came to believe that there were illegal drugs in the vehicle and called for a drug detection dog. Sure enough, the dog indicated the presence of drugs.

Devin S. Baker

A subsequent search turned up about 20 grams of suspected meth as well as about 70 grams of suspected marijuana, according to the sheriff’s report.

Numerous items of drug paraphernalia were also found in the vehicle, as well as four firearms — a revolver, SKS rifle, a shotgun and 50-caliber muzzle loader. Also, deputies found a bag of ammunition for the weapons.

Baker was once convicted of a felony, so he is barred from possessing firearms. The weapons were seized, the report said.

Baker was taken to the Lincoln County jail, charged with possession of meth with intent to deliver, and four counts of illegal possession of a firearm. More charges were filed later, including domestic assault and strangulation.

Baker was also initially charged with possession of more than an ounce but less than a pound of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bond was set at $125,000 at his arraignment in court.

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