Arrest follows report of suspicious activity

From Local Sources


JASPER — A report late Friday night of suspicious activity behind a Jasper store led to a drug-related arrest.

The Jasper Police Department was called to activity behind Big Lots, 195 U.S. 231, at 11:26 p.m.

Officers arrived to find Zackary B. Wilson, 38, Elberfeld, who was with his girlfriend’s BMW vehicle. During the investigation, police obtained a search warrant for that vehicle.

A subsequent search allegedly found a marijuana bond, a glass smoking pipe and two hypodermic needles in the vehicle.

Authorities booked Wilson into the Dubois County Security Center at 3:20 a.m. Saturday on preliminary charges of Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a syringe and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia. Wilson posted bond a short time later.

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