Passenger arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A passenger in a vehicle stopped by a deputy with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department was arrested on drug charges.

A deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Nappanee Street and Lexington Avenue at 11:14 p.m. Monday.

Deputies say a pipe containing marijuana residue was located inside the door panel during a search of the vehicle.

Methamphetamine was also located in the vehicle.

The passenger, 27-year-old Anthony Martin, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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