Interstate motorist accused of drug offenses

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Police took a Kentucky motorist to jail after a Friday night traffic stop on I-64.

An Indiana State Police trooper stopped a westbound 2006 Cadillac passenger car near the 63-mile marker at 8:34 p.m. after allegedly clocking it at 89 mph in the 70 mph zone.

The trooper reported noticing the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and allegedly observed pieces of marijuana on the center dash.

A search located marijuana, a grinder, a smoking pipe and two oxycodone pills, according to police.

Authorities booked the driver, William I. Head, 25, Georgetown, Kentucky, into the Dubois County Security Center at 10:46 p.m. on preliminary misdemeanor counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

Head posted bond a short time later.

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