Two people were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop Saturday evening.
The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department reports that a deputy noticed a suspicious looking car pull out of a parking lot as he entered at just before 7 p.m. A records search revealed that the registered owner was wanted on a warrant from out of the county.
After pulling the car over in the 10000 block or North U.S. 31, the deputy noticed the smell of marijuana inside, according to police reports.
The sheriff’s department police dog Bolt alerted to the smell of drugs inside the vehicle and a search revealed methamphetamine, opioids, marijuana, unprescribed prescription medicines, syringes, and drug paraphernalia.
A passenger, 34-year-old Rebecca L. Fast of Plainfield is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
The car’s owner 33 year old Richard Benedict of Danville is facing a preliminary charge of possession of a legend drug.