Men arrested with 90+ grams of meth

From Local Sources

Baughn
Emmons

VINCENNES — Police found more than 90 grams of methamphetamine in a Vincennes hotel room early Sunday and arrested the two men there.

Indiana State Police, Vincennes police and Knox County Sheriff’s Department deputies received information that Mark Baughn Jr., 40, Bicknell, was staying in a hotel room in Vincennes. Baughn was wanted out of Knox County and Illinois for three outstanding warrants for failure to appear.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. officers arrived at the Red Roof Inn and located Baughn and Robert W. Emmons, 59, Vincennes. Baughn was arrested without incident.

While officers were inside the hotel room, police allege, they observed several illegal items in plain view. After a search warrant was obtained for the hotel room, officers discovered items from a meth lab, more than 90 grams of methamphetamine, a hypodermic syringe and a small amount of marijuana.

Baughn and Emmons were arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail.

Police say Baughn is preliminarily charged with Level 2 felony manufacturing methamphetamine, Level 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a syringe and maintaining a common nuisance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

Emmons is preliminarily charged with Level 3 felony possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony unlawful possession of a syringe and and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and visiting a common nuisance.




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