Allen L. Taylor, 24, Waupaca, appeared in Waupaca County Circuit Court to face criminal charges for the fourth time this year.
The most recent case filed against Taylor includes 15 counts, including carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a switchblade, possession of an electric weapon, possession of a controlled substance and felony and misdemeanor bail jumping.
Due to prior convictions for battery and disorderly conduct, Taylor has been charged as a repeat offender.
At 2:18 a.m. Sunday, June 15, officers Nick Kamba and Ryan Denu, with the New London Police Department, were riding together in a squad car when they observed a speeding vehicle.
A records check indicated the car did not match its license plate. The officers made a traffic stop.
Denu made contact with the driver, identified as Taylor.
According to the criminal complaint, Taylor did not have his driver’s license, proof of insurance or vehicle registration. A record check indicated that Taylor’s license was revoked and he had prior citations for driving while revoked.
Waupaca County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Zeamer arrived at the scene with a K-9. The dog alerted for the presence of drugs.
Kamba and Zeamer searched the vehicle and reported finding a homemade stun gun, a switchblade knife, trace amounts of marijuana and 10 hydrocodone pills.
Taylor’s prior criminal charges include possession of marijuana, possession of Schedule III drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and bail jumping.