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Lehigh Co. man arrested with drugs and handgun in saddlebag

Published On: Jul 30 2014 10:08:50 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 31 2014 07:02:22 AM EDT
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A 50-year-old Trexlertown man who was carrying drugs and a handgun in the saddlebag of his motorcycle was arrested Tuesday by the Lehigh County Drug Task Force.

Terry Scott Souders was the subject of a narcotics investigation.

Souders was arrested at his home in the 1100 block of Walter St. at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.


When arrested, he admitted to police that he had a Taurus 9mm handgun, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the saddle bags of his motorcycle.

After receiving permission to search his home, police found smoking devices, digital scales, packaging material, mushrooms (psilocybin), suboxone, marijuana, marijuana grinders and other drug paraphernalia.

Souders was charged with carrying a firearm without a license, drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police determined the gun had been stolen in Allentown.