After arresting a 27-year-old man on charges late Thursday night, Caldwell police searched the man's Caldwell home and ended up arresting his mother, police said.
During a traffic stop about 11:15 p.m., Caldwell patrol officers discovered 4.7 grams of methamphetamine, 4.7grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, more than $1,000 cash and a handgun in a vehicle driven by Andrew Hoving, police said in a news release Friday.
Hoving was booked into the Canyon County jail on charges of meth possession with intent to deliver, marijuana possession and driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Officers conducted a followup investigation at Hoving’s residence in the 5500 block of Silver Place, where his mother, Dina Stidham, admitted there were currently drugs inside the home.
After searching the home, officers found about 4 pounds of marijuana, more than 3 ounces of methamphetamine, 3.2 grams of cocaine, a shotgun and a small drug paraphernalia manufacturing operation, CPD reports.
Stidham, 52, was arrested on felony charges of trafficking meth and marijuana, police said.