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Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Three people were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop on SR9 near Wolcottville Monday evening, according to the La Grange County Sheriff's Department.

La Grange County deputies conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Mustang around 11:10 p.m. in the 7300 block of SR 9.

Deputies learned the two passengers both had active warrants out of other counties.

Deputies then brought a K-9 to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle. After K9 Hunter alerted on the vehicle, deputies found heroin, hypodermic needles and paraphernalia in the vehicle, according to deputies.

The driver, Stephanie Ann Aalfs, was charged with possession of a narcotic drug (heroin), possession of a hypodermic needle, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.

Passenger Myranda Renee Shanley was charged with possession of a narcotic drug (heroin), possession of a hypodermic needle, possession of paraphernalia and visiting a common nuisance, and on an active warrant out Elkhart County.

Passenger Trevor Jacob Aalfs was charged with visiting a common nuisance and had an active warrant out of Elkhart County.

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