Traffic Stop for Failing to use Turn Signal Nets Meth Arrest

(VANDERBURGH CO.) – Tuesday at approximately 7:20 p.m., Trooper Widner was patrolling in the area of US 41 and Yokel Road when he stopped the driver of a 2006 Ford Mustang for failing to signal when required.

Brandy Newcom

The driver was identified as 39-year-old Brandy Newcom, of Morganfield, KY. Suspicious activity was detected and a search of the vehicle was conducted.

Troopers located approximately 2.3 grams of meth, a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. Newcom also had an active warrant out of Vanderburgh County for theft.

Newcom was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.