Posey County – Tuesday evening, December 11, at approximately 6:10, Master Trooper Kevin Brown stopped the driver of a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck on I-64 at the 14 mile-marker for driving 84 mph. While Brown was talking to the driver and passenger he became suspicious of criminal activity and deployed his canine, Rydr. While walking around the pickup truck, Rydr alerted to an odor of narcotics in the bed of the truck. Brown searched a bag located in the bed and found three vacuum sealed plastic bags containing over 200 grams of marijuana. Further investigation revealed the bag belonged to the passenger, Connie Ward, 43, of Long Beach, CA. Ward was taken to the Posey County Jail where she is currently being held on bond. The driver was not arrested.
Arrested and Charge:
• Connie Ward, 43, Long Beach, CA
1. Possession of Marijuana over 30 grams, Class D Felony
Arresting Officer: Master Trooper Kevin Brown
Assisting Officers: Senior Trooper Scott Qualls and Trooper Ted Clamme
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