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Batesville Police Find Driver With Heroin

Posted On January 03, 2014

image(Batesville, Ind.) – Batesville police arrested a Lawrenceburg man for possession of heroin following a traffic stop.

 

On December 22 at around 7:45 p.m., an officer responded to a report of an intoxicated driver exiting Interstate 74 at the Batesville exit. The officer soon located the vehicle in the Dairy Queen parking lot.  

 

A K9 officer sniffed the vehicle and indicated the presence of drugs. A search of inside the vehicle turned up heroin.

 

The driver, Jon Knowles, 39, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Class D felony).

 

Knowles was incarcerated at the Ripley County Jail. He has since been released.