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Meth Ends Up In Spokane Valley Man's Ice Cream

JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT. AND THE SHERIFF'S DEPT: On Friday, November 29th, 2013, at about 10:45 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Thurman was patrolling the area of 100 S. Havana when he stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. 

He contacted the driver, later identified as 60-year-old Steven Fitch, who told Deputy Thurman he did not have a valid driver's license.

While Deputy Thurman was checking Fitch's driving status in his patrol vehicle, he saw Fitch reaching down towards the center console in his vehicle. Now concerned for his safety, Deputy Thurman ordered Fitch out of the vehicle. 

Deputy Thurman saw Fitch's hands were covered in a white creamy substance and saw a quart of ice cream in the center console. Deputy Thurman also saw a plastic baggie in the ice cream that later field tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine. 

Fitch tried to convince Deputy Thurman multiple times that he had no idea how the meth got into his ice cream.  

Fitch was booked into jail for the felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance, methamphetamine, Driving While Suspended and two other infractions.

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