Parking lot sleep leads to drug arrest

North Vernon police arrested a man on drug charges after he was found slumped over in a vehicle Saturday morning. Police were asked to check on the man in a store parking lot at just after 8 a.m. Saturday.

They found 33-year-old Rodney Calvert in the vehicle and he allegedly had a syringe in plain view. A search of his vehicle also allegedly found 8 grams of meth, more syringes and prescription pills that were not in the proper containers.

Calvert was arrested on charges of possession of meth and a syringe and a legend drug violation.