Wrong-way driver jailed on drug accusationsJune 28, 2019
From Local Sources
JASPER — A wrong-way driver was taken to jail late Thursday afternoon after police alleged he was in possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia.
A Jasper Police Department officer stopped a 2016 Chevrolet passenger car driven by Jeremy D. Smith, 35, Winslow, at 5:30 p.m. at Fifth and Jackson streets because Smith was driving the wrong direction on the one-way street.
During the course of the traffic stop, police report, it was determined Smith had never had a driver’s license.
After getting consent to search the car, police allegedly found a glass smoking device, a marijuana grinder and other paraphernalia. A subsequent search of Smith allegedly found him in possession of methamphetamine on his person.
Authorities booked Smith into the Dubois County Security Center on preliminary charges that included a Level 6 felony count of methamphetamine possession and misdemeanor counts of possession of paraphernalia and operator never licensed.
More on DuboisCountyHerald.com
The Dubois County Health Department reported today three new positive COVID-19 cases.
Was it a sign? The way this year has been going, should we be surprised that a Jasper creek...
Burgess and Courtney Heberer founded Santa Claus Exterior Cleaning after they discovered a new...
The Dubois County Health Department reported today 12 new positive COVID-19 cases.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, local artisans are stocking up on elastic and fabrics while...
The county’s local disaster emergency declaration has been extended to Sept. 2, matching the...
Amy Kaetzel and Carmen Brooks will teach the first year of the Southwest Dubois County School...
Design plans for remodeling and expanding the Dubois County Security Center and Dubois County...