Deputies arrest 2 on traffic stop
On 09/20/20 at 0230 hours Wagoner County Deputies M. Smith and T. Fisher initiated a vehicle stop near the intersection of 193rd East Avenue and 2nd Street in the Catoosa area. Deputies made contact with the female driver, identified as Tanya Gazaway. Additionally, a male passenger in the vehicle was identified as Ronnie Hutchins. The male passenger was reaching under his seat upon the deputies approach of the vehicle. He did not know Deputy Fisher was on the passenger side as Deputy Smith was speaking with Tanya at the driver side window. The male passenger stopped reaching once he observed Deputy Fisher on his side of the vehicle.
Wagoner County E-911 Dispatch confirmed a felony NCIC bench warrant for female driver for possession of controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute. Additionally, she had 2 grams of meth hidden inside her bra. A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded 9mm pistol under the passenger seat where the male was sitting. The gun also came back confirmed stolen out of Cushing Police Department. Tanya Gazaway and Ronnie Hutchings were both taken into custody without incident. Both individuals were transported to the Wagoner County Detention Center and booked into jail.
Tanya Gazaway was booked for her felony warrant and possession of CDS. Ronnie Hutchins was jailed for Felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm (AFCF).