Police: Lack of turn signal results in meth arrest

From Local Sources

JASPER — A woman who allegedly failed to signal a turn late Tuesday night was jailed on multiple preliminary charges.


A Jasper Police Department officer stopped a 2013 Toyota passenger car at Third Avenue and Main Street at 11:30 p.m. after the driver, Cynthia M. Denu, 52, 5876 N. U.S. 231, Jasper, after she allegedly failed to signal while negotiating a turn.

Police searched the Toyota after allegedly determining Denu’s license was suspended and she did not have insurance on the vehicle.

Two plastic straws with a crystalline residue were located inside of Denu’s purse, police said. The residue later field tested positive as methamphetamine.

Also in the purse, police said, was approximately 1 gram of a crystalline substaqnce that also field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Authorities booked Denu into the Dubois County Security Center at 12:18 a.m. today on a preliminary Level 6 felony count of methamphetamine possession and preliminary misdemeanor counts of possession of paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility (prior). She posted bond later this morning.

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