Huntingburg man arrested on drug, vehicle-entry warrant

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HUNTINGBURG — A Huntingburg man was booked into jail Monday on a warrant charging him with possessing methamphetamine and paraphernalia and for unauthorized entry of a vehicle.

Charging information alleges Peter N. Lemond Jr., 53, 805 N. Washington St., Huntingburg, entered a 2006 Nissan Maxima at Hermanos Auto Sales, 306 E. Sixth St., Huntingburg, without permission on Sept. 30 and was found to possess methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on that same date.

The case was investigated by the Huntingburg Police Department and, on Friday, a warrant was issued for his arrest out of Dubois Superior Court.

Authorities booked Lemond into the Dubois County Security Center at 4:33 p.m. Monday on the active warrant charging him with Level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia and unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.

During an initial hearing Tuesday, the court approved Lemond’s request for pauper counsel and set his next court appearance for March 12. The court also set Lemond’s bond at $750 and ordered him placed on enhanced pretrial monitoring.

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