South Bend man accused of methamphetamine possession, identity deception

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. - A South Bend man was arrested in Marshall County early Monday morning on a number of charges, including possession of methamphetamine and identity deception, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

At 1 a.m., a deputy pulled over a vehicle in the area of U.S. 31 and 14th Road.

During the stop, K9 Officer Bear conducted a free air sniff and smelled marijuana or narcotics inside the vehicle, according to reports.

Deputies searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine, marijuana, paraphernalia and ID cards, reports said.

The driver, later identified as Jason White, allegedly falsely identified himself to deputies.

When deputies learned White's actual identity, they also learned he was a habitual traffic violator, reports said.

White was taken to the Marshall County Jail on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, driving while HTV, identity deception, possession of false government identification, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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