JENNINGS COUNTY (WISH) - The Indiana State Police say officers found methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia in a truck during a traffic stop Saturday.
According to a release from the Indiana State Police, troopers stopped a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck in North Vernon for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, officers requested K-9 assistance when they suspected drug activity.
The K-9 officer found a backpack with methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia inside.
Officers arrested the 22-year-old driver on scene. Thirld Ross is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine, a syringe, identity deception, and possession of marijuana. Ross was taken to the Jennings County Jail.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Central Indiana through Friday night. Southern counties will be under a winter storm warning beginning Thursday night through Friday night.
Employees at some Indianapolis fast food restaurants took part in a 100-city strike Thursday morning.
Crews in Indianapolis and around Central Indiana are gearing up for this upcoming winter weather event.