Two charged with possession of meth and other drugs following traffic stop

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – Two men were arrested for possession of marijuana and meth following a traffic stop on State Road 933 Sunday morning.

According to Indiana State Police, troopers conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima around 1 a.m. near Pendel Street.

While the trooper was speaking with the driver of the vehicle, 36-year-old Lucas Garrett of North Liberty, the trooper’s K9 partner Nala showed a positive alert which prompted a search of the Nissan.

Troopers say the search uncovered several items of paraphernalia, methadone, and marijuana. The passenger of the vehicle, 42-year-old Thomas Campion of Walkerton, is also accused of having paraphernalia and meth in his possession.

The two were taken to the St. Joseph County Jail where officers allegedly found additional marijuana, oxycodone, and meth.

Both were booked on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance.

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