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Martinsville Woman Arrested On Drug Charges
Updated February 2, 2017 7:23 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(NEW CASTLE) - A traffic stop in New Castle for an expired plate led to the arrest of a Martinsville woman.

Trooper Justin Beamon stopped the white Chevrolet at State Road 3 and Garner Road on Monday around 10:37 p.m. for a plate that showed it expired in 2016. After making contact with the driver, 29-yeaer-old Ryan Pierce, the trooper determined he was driving while his license was suspended.

A Henry County Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit was nearby, and came to assist.

During an open air walk search around vehicle, the dog indicated the presence of narcotics. During a search a prescription drug was found, a pill believed to be a prescription drug called Methocarbamol.

A passenger in the car, 24-year-old Crystal Sparks, of Martinsville, didn't have a prescription for the drug. She was arrested and charged with possession of a legend drug, Level 5 felony. She was lodged in the Henry County Jail.

Pierce, was cited for driving while his driver's license was suspended and released. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity may call the Indiana State Police Drug Tip Line at 1-800-453-4756. Tips can be made and kept anonymous.



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