61-year-old arrested on drug charges

LAKEVILLE, Ind. -- A 61-year-old woman was arrested Monday on drug charges after police received complaints of suspected drug activity at a home on Mott Street in Lakeville, according to the Indiana State Police.

Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 Buick for several moving violations and discovered the driver, 61-year-old Ethel Howard, was wanted on two felony warrants, police said.

A search of the Buick revealed suspected methamphetamine and suspected marijuana, police said.

Police obtained a search warrant for Howard's home on Mott Street.

ISP and Lakeville Police executed the search warrant and discovered suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, scales, and drug paraphernalia, reports said.

Howard was arrested for the two outstanding warrants and on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

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