ISP routine patrol leads to Orleans woman arrest for multiple drug charges and vehicle theft

SPRINGVILLE – On Sunday, July 4th at approximately 2:30 p.m., while on routine patrol, Indiana State Police A.C.E.S. (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Section) arrested 26-year-old Brooklyn Terrell, of Orleans, after stopping her vehicle for a traffic violation on Sieboldt Quarry Road.

The trooper stopped Terrell for a speeding violation, but during the stop, he detected indicators of criminal activity and noticed that Terrell appeared to be impaired on some type of controlled substance.

Other troopers responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.

ISP canine Loki alerted officers to possible drugs in the Chevrolet Trailblazer that Terrell was driving.

During a subsequent search, troopers seized 16 grams of meth that was packaged and labeled for sale.

Troopers also located 1 gram of heroin, 3 grams of marijuana, hypodermic syringes, and drug paraphernalia.

There was also other evidence uncovered that indicated Terrell was involved in the distribution of meth.

Terrell was transported to IU Health Bedford Hospital for a blood draw.

While at the hospital, troopers learned the Trailblazer had been reported as stolen.

Upon completion of the investigation, Terrell was incarcerated at the Lawrence County Jail on felony charges of possession of meth over 10 grams with the intent to deal, possession of meth over 10 grams, possession of heroin, unlawful possession of a syringe, and vehicle theft. She also faces misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, and operating a vehicle with a controlled substance.

Lawrence County Officer Corey Housel assisted with the stolen vehicle portion of the investigation.

Anyone with illegal drug activity information is requested to call the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post at 812-332-4411, the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office tip line at 812-545-4700, or send an email to All calls are confidential.