Two Ohio residents were arrested after a Saturday morning traffic stop. Shortly after 11 that morning, a Bartholomew County Sheriffs Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 500 block of South State Road 46.
The driver, 37 year old Elvis Ellis, of Powell, OH, pulled into a residence, quickly got out of the vehicle and began walking away.
The deputy ordered Ellis to stop. He complied, but not before he was seen throwing some items to the ground. A clear glass pipe with burned residue inside was found where Ellis had thrown the items. A film canister, containing a rock-like substance, syringes and a clear, plastic pipe with burnt residue were also located inside the vehicle.
Ellis was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia, as well as driving while suspended.
A passenger, 34-year-old Samantha Nelson of North Logan, Ohio, was arrested on preliminary charges of:possession of Legend Drug Injection Devices and possession of Paraphernalia
Authorities says that Elliss young daughter was also in the vehicle. She was placed into the custody of a family friend.