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Two Traffic Stops Land Two Men In Jail On Drug Charges
Updated September 27, 2016 7:24 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(DAVIESS CO.) - Separate traffic stops for violations Friday and Saturday nights landed two Daviess County men in jail on drug charges.

On Friday night, Trooper Mitch Wier was patrolling County Road 100 West in Daviess County when he observed a passenger in a 2004 Volkswagen throw a cigarette from the vehicle.

During the traffic stop, Wier and Daviess County Deputy Aaron Harbstreit found 18-year-old Luis D. Lugo of Washington to have 21 individually packaged baggies of marijuana in his backpack, as well as additional marijuana in his pockets. Logo was taken into custody for dealing marijuana, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of marijuana and booked into the Daviess County Jail.

On Saturday, Trooper Wier was patrolling County Road 550 North in Daviess County when he observed an eastbound vehicle driving left of center, nearly crashing into Wier's patrol car.

Wier stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, 24 year old Justin Miller of Washington. During the stop, Wier learned that Miller was driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, having a breath alcohol content of 0.101 percent.

Trooper Wier additionally found that Miller had a bag of marijuana in his vehicle. Miller was placed into custody for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction and possession of marijuana with a prior conviction and was lodged in the Daviess County Jail.

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