Terre Haute woman facing drug charges after traffic stop

One person is arrested after a traffic stop in Vigo County.

Posted: Aug 26, 2018 11:02 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 8:21 AM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – One person is arrested after a traffic stop in Vigo County.

Indiana State Police say it happened Saturday night after 10 on U.S. 41 in Terre Haute near Cherry Street.

Stephani Presnell Mugshot, Vigo County Jail Photo

An ISP Trooper says he stopped a car for improper headlights. That’s when he says he noticed those riding in the car were nervous. Because of this, the Trooper requested help from K-9 Officer Czar.

ISP says Czar got a positive alert on the car, leading to a search of the vehicle. Police say a few grams of suspected methamphetamine and marijuana, multiple syringes, controlled substance pills, and assorted drug paraphernalia were found.

ISP says the car’s driver, 45-year-old Stephani Presnell of Terre Haute was taken to the Vigo County Jail.

They say she faces preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Syringe, Unlawful Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.

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