Sharp turn leads to arrest on drug charges

Meredith L. Garris. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

An abrupt turn while driving led to an arrest on drug charges Tuesday afternoon in Bartholomew County.

A deputy saw a vehicle make the sharp turn off of State Road 46 at about 12:18 p.m . Tuesday, then pull into a residence on County Road East 100N. Investigation revealed that the driver did not have a driver’s license and a search revealed methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, deputies report.

46-year-old Meredith Garris of Hope was arrested on preliminary possession charges.