Tip Line: 574-344-5557 | news57@abc57.com

Three arrested after drugs, cash found during traffic stop

Three people were arrested on drug charges after a LaGrange Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on US20 Thursday evening.

The officer conducted a traffic stop on a GMC Yukon for speeding on US20 in the area of 1775 E.

During the traffic stop, the officer said he became suspicious and deployed his K9 Jax to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle.

Jax alerted and the officer conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle.

The officer located 2 pounds of suspected marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and over $4,000.00 in US currency in the vehicle, according to reports.

The driver, Jamie Shaffer of Butler, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, dealing in marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, and maintaining a common nuisance.

Passenger Robert Cooper of Hudson was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with a prior conviction and over 30 grams, dealing in marijuana, and visiting a common nuisance.

Passenger Bryan Baker of Butler was arrested and Charged with possession of marijuana, dealing in marijuana and possession of paraphernalia

Share this article: