Police Make Pot Arrests
By Mike Perleberg
(Ohio County, Ind.) – Ohio County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people in two separate marijuana cases this week.
The first arrest happened on May 4. During a traffic stop on South Walnut Street in Rising Sun a deputy noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Further investigation revealed a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.
The driver, Garret Schultz, of Lawrenceburg, was arrested on charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.
On Friday, May 9, an Ohio County deputy found a vehicle parked at the Old French Bridge near the Dearborn-Ohio county line. Two men were found inside the vehicle smoking marijuana.
Jonathan McElfresh, of Aurora, and Kevin Caudill, Jr., of Rising Sun, were each arrested on charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.
The Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the April 19 arrests.