Police Officer Caught On Body Cam Planting Drugs In Car During A Traffic Stop

A Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy is out of a job for allegedly setting people up. Zach Wester is accused of planting drugs on people during traffic stops. The video shows Deputy Zach Wester approaching a vehicle during a traffic stop to search it. He opens the door and begins putting on his gloves. While putting on his gloves, his left hand remains closed. At some points during the video, a small bag can be seen in his hand. Later during the search, Deputy Wester finds a small bag of drugs, later determined to be methamphetamin.