Traffic stop nets Jasper drug arrest

From Local Sources


JASPER — A Tuesday night traffic stop on Jasper’s east side resulted in a drug arrest.

The Jasper Police Department reports summoning a K-9 unit to the stop involving a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck in the 600 block of Second Avenue/State Road 164.

A positive indication by the K-9 was followed by the discovery of drug paraphernalia that included a small scale and a smoking pipe, plus a white, crystalline substance that allegedly tested positive as 3.5 grams of methamphetamine.

Anthony Wilmes, 30, 13132 E. Main St., St. Meinrad, was taken into custody on preliminary charges of Level 6 felony methamphetamine possession and misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

Authorities booked Wilmes into the Dubois County Security Center at 2:15 a.m. today.

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