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French Lick Man and Teen Arrested for Meth and Handgun
Updated March 29, 2017 8:45 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(MARTIN CO.) - A French Lick man and a 16-year-old female were arrested early Thursday morning after a Martin County Sheriff's deputy found meth and a handgun during a traffic stop at the Martin/Lawrence county line on U.S. 50.

Deputy Danny Salmon stopped the vehicle after the driver was clocked traveling between 25 and 35 miles per hour in a 50 mile per hour zone and almost struck a guardrail.

As Deputy Salmon approached the driver side window to speak to the 16-year-old female driver he noticed she had a handgun between her legs.

He also detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and detained the 16-year-old juvenile and the 36-year-old passenger, Kenneth Dewayne Campbell.

A search was conducted of the vehicle locating marijuana, 7 grams of meth and drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested Campbell on charges of possession of meth, dealing in meth, possession of a handgun without a license, possession of visiting a common nuisance and contributing to the delinquency of a minor

The 16-year-old female was charged with possession of meth, dealing in meth, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a handgun without a license and maintaining a common nuisance. She was taken to the Southwest Indiana Youth Village after her parents were notified.

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