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Ohio man arrested after police say he had drugs on him at Vigo Co. rest area

A report of a suspicious person at a Vigo County rest area lands one man behind bars.

Posted: Mar. 22, 2018 12:01 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A report of a suspicious person at a Vigo County rest area lands one man behind bars.

It happened on Tuesday evening at the I-70 Welcome Center, near the Indiana/Illinois state line.

According to police, they responded to a report of a suspicious male in the restroom acting erratically.

Police found 28-year-old Ohio native Bryan Moreno near the vending machines.

When state troopers checked out the bathroom, they said they found multiple syringes in the stall Moreno was in.

That is when troopers searched his car.

Inside the car, police say they found about 84 grams of marijuana, about a half gram of meth, about a half a gram of heroin, 13 packages of Suboxone, and a handgun.

Moreno was arrested for possession of various types of drugs, carrying a handgun without a license, public intoxication, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of paraphernalia, and maintaining a common nuisance.

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