2 jailed after wonky headlight stop

From Local Sources


HUNTINGBURG — Two individuals were jailed after an early morning traffic stop today in Huntingburg.

A Huntingburg Police Department officer stopped a red Toyota truck at 19th and Van Buren streets at 2:21 a.m. after observing it had only one working headlight and clocking it at 33 mph in the 25 mph zone.

The vehicle’s occupants were Caleb A. Dubon Jr., 23, 308 E. Fifth St., Huntingburg, Eugenia L. Neukam, 45, 428 W. Sixth St., Jasper, and a juvenile.

Police said department K-9 Maya alerted on the truck’s driver door. Items found in the vehicle during a search by officers included two uncapped syringes, a crystalline substance that field tested positive as methamphetamine and a clear glass smoking pipe.

Authorities booked Dubon and Neukam into the Dubois County Security Center on preliminary charges that included Level 6 felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of syringes. Dubon was also preliminarily charged with a Level 6 felony count of maintaining a common nuisance while Neukam was additionally charged with a Level 6 felony count of neglect of a dependent and a misdemeanor count of visiting a common nuisance.

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