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.