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Man allegedly driving 125 mph on SR2 arrested on OWI, drug charges

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A South Bend man who was allegedly driving 125 miles per hour on SR2 was arrested on drug and OWI charges following a traffic stop by an Indiana State Police trooper.

A trooper on SR 2 Monday around 2:20 a.m. clocked a Chevy traveling at 125 mph near Timothy Road and conducted a traffic stop near Spirea Trail, according to police.

When the trooper spoke with the driver, Matthew William Lawrence Lusk, 32, he suspected Lusk was under the influence of alcohol.

During an inventory of Lusk's vehicle, the trooper says he found a glass jar with 19 grams of suspected marijuana, plastic baggie with 11 grams of suspected heroin, two plastic baggies with 6 grams of suspected crack cocaine and two digital scales, according to reports.

Lusk was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing cocaine or narcotic drug, possession of cocaine or narcotic drug, possession of marijuana, reckless driving, and operating while intoxicated.  

Lusk was taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.

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