Shoals man arrested after being stopped for traffic violation
SHOALS – At approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday Indiana State Police Trooper Jarrod Lents conducted a traffic stop at U.S. 50 and Main Street in Shoals on a white 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck because the driver, Brandon S. Stone, 28, of Shoals, failed to signal a turn from Main Street onto U.S. 50. During the course of the stop, Lents detected the odor of illegal drugs inside the truck. A subsequent search yielded marijuana in excess of 30 grams and drug paraphernalia.
Stone was arrested without incident and transported to the Martin County Jail, where he was held on charges of possession of marijuana, a Class D felony, and possession of paraphernalia, a Class A infraction.
Martin County Deputy Josh Greene and Shoals Town Marshal Todd Eckert assisted during the investigation.