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April 27, 2013

Worley arrested in Loogootee

LOOGOOTEE — At approximately 12:15 a.m.  Indiana State Police conducted a traffic stop at SW 1st and Sheridan Street in Loogootee after the driver of a gray 1994 Toyota did not signal a left hand turn.  Hector T. Worley, 35, Indianapolis was determined to be operating a vehicle with a suspended license.  Also found during the stop was a Mason jar containing methamphetamine along with several other items commonly associated with the use and manufacturing of methamphetamine.  Two passengers in the vehicle, Shirley D. Coker, 36, Loogootee and Tawnya L. Stone, 38, Loogootee, were taken into custody and transported to the Martin County Jail.

  Search warrants were issued for both Coker and Stone’s residences.  While searching Stone’s residence at 104 SW 3rd St. Apt 2B, methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphenalia were found.  Stone’s child was also at the residence and was turned over to family members.  Found in Coker’s residence, actually located in Alfordsville, was methamphetamine and precursors commonly associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

  The Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team was called to the scene to render all chemicals safe and to assist with collection of evidence.

Worley was arrested on four counts of possession of methamphetamine, dealing methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphenalia. Coker was arrested on eight counts of possession of methamphetamine, dealing methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphenalia, and charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of precursors with the intent to manufacture  meth, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphenalia resulting from the search warrant at the residence. Stone was arrested on three counts of possession of methamphetamine, neglect of a dependent, maintaining a common nuisance and two counts of possession of paraphenalia.

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