Marijuana smell leads police to North Vernon arrest

Photo courtesy of North Vernon Police
Jason Proffitt. Photo courtesy of North Vernon Police

Two people are under arrest in North Vernon after an officer smelled their marijuana wafting through the neighborhood.

Sgt. Andrew Richmond with the North Vernon police says that he was patrolling on South Madison Avenue Saturday afternoon when he noticed the odor. He and other officers tracked it to a shed. Two people walked out of the shed and were arrested.

27-year-old Jason S. Proffitt of North Vernon is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine, a controlled substance, a syringe and paraphernalia. 21-year-old Austin L. Woodson is being accused of possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Austin L. Woodson. Photo courtesy of North Vernon Police.