(BEDFORD) – A Bloomington man was sentenced to 15 years in prison by Lawrence County Superior Court I Judge John Plummer III for dealing meth.
Joshua Conard was given credit for 299 days served.
Conard entered a plea of guilty in a negotiated plea deal on October 31.
According to court records, 31-year-old Conard was stopped by an Indiana State Trooper on February 1 for a plate violation on Patton Hill Road, near State Road around 9:30 p.m.
During the stop, the trooper detected indicators of criminal activity and called a K9 unit to the scene.
The K9, Loki, gave a positive alert for narcotics in the vehicle.
Troopers found 4.8 ounces of meth, scales, baggies and drug paraphernalia.
Conrad was arrested on charges of dealing meth, possession of meth, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.