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Two Arrested After Police Find Meth, 275 Syringes
Updated January 3, 2018 7:38 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(MITCHELL) - Two people were arrested after Mitchell Police found 275 syringes in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Wednesday, Dec. 27.

Police arrested 39-year-old Thomas Moffitt of Boonville and 40-year-old Piper Brown of Evansville on charges of possession of meth and unlawful possession of syringes. Moffit is also facing a charge of maintaining a common nuisance and he was wanted on a warrant for theft Vanderburgh County. Brown is also facing a charge of visiting a common nuisance.

According to a Mitchell Police report, an officer stopped Moffitt's vehicle after he ran a stop sign at the intersection of Teke Burton Drive and Main Street in Mitchell.

Moffitt told police he had lost his wallet and didn't have his license with him. That is when police discovered Moffitt was wanted on a warrant.

During the stop the officer noticed a digital scale in the vehicle. The scale tested positive for meth residue. Police also found 275 syringes in the vehicle.

Brown, who was acting nervous, told the officer Moffitt had given her his meth to hide on her body.

Police say Brown had hid two baggies of more than 7 grams of meth inside a body cavity.

Both were taken to jail where they are being held on a $50,000 surety or $5,005 cash bond.



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