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Two Arrested After Drugs Found In Vehicle During Traffic Stop
Updated September 13, 2017 6:33 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(CROTHERSVILLE) - On Saturday, two Scottsburg residents were arrested after marijuana and meth were located during a traffic stop on US 31 near the Jackson-Scott County line.

The investigation began at approximately 10 p.m. when Trooper Tia Deaton conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet S-10 on US 31 southbound near County Road 700 South in Jackson County.

During the course of the traffic stop, Trp. Deaton conducted a search of the vehicle due to the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, Trp. Deaton located marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and approximately 70 grams of meth. The driver of the vehicle, 39-year-old Katrina Ballard, and passenger, 24-year-old Christopher E. Williams, both of Scottsburg, were arrested on charges of dealing meth, possession of meth, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ballard and Williams were both transported to the Jackson County Jail. Both are being held without bond pending their initial court appearances in the Jackson County Circuit Court.

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