Traffic stop results in drug arrest

From Local Sources


JASPER — A traffic stop early Saturday led to a drug arrest.

The Jasper Police Department stopped a green Chevrolet Blazer driven by Kirby D. Quiggins, 45, 4119 W. 400N, Jasper in the 1300 block of Jackson Street at 2:37 a.m. after noting that its license plate was expired.

Police say Quiggins gave consent to search the vehicle and that search allegedly resulted in the discovery of two syringes, methamphetamine that appeared to be prepackaged in two small bags, a scale and a small amount of marijuana.

Quiggins was also found to be driving while suspended, according to police.

Authorities booked Quiggins into the Dubois County Security Center at 5:23 a.m. on preliminary charges that included a Level 4 felony count of dealing methamphetamine, Level 6 felony counts of unlawful possession of a syringe and possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession.

Police say Quiggins will also be cited for driving while suspended.

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