MADISON CO. – Today two Anderson women were arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of syringes after being stopped for an equipment violation.
At approximately 1:30 a.m. Trooper Nick Albrecht stopped a vehicle on 12th Street near Louis Street in Anderson. Trooper Albrecht spoke to the driver, who identified herself as Briannah Breeze Snyder, 29, of Anderson, Indiana.
There was also a front-seat passenger, who identified herself as Carrie Joan Garrett, 42, of Anderson.
During the course of the traffic stop, Trooper Albrecht noticed indicators of criminal activity and requested the assistance of Trooper Michael Thiron and his canine partner, Yana.
K9 Yana conducted an open-air sniff around the vehicle and gave a positive indication of the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. Both women were asked to exit the vehicle, and after establishing probable cause a search was conducted. During the search, troopers found suspected methamphetamine, a pipe, two hypodermic syringes, and pills.
Upon further investigation, It was determined that Garrett was wanted on two different warrants for possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance. Both women were placed under arrest and transported to the Madison County Jail without incident.
Both women are facing charges of possession of meth, unlawful possession of a string, and possession of a controlled substance.
Garrett is also facing charges of identity deception and possession of drug paraphernalia.