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Rural Traffic Stop Nets Heroin and Other Charges

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:11 AM

By Indiana State Police information

Resident of Madison arrested

A late-night, rural patrol and traffic stop ended with the arrest of four individuals on various charges.

On November 25th, at approximately 10:27 PM, Trooper Kyle Taylor was patrolling on county roads in rural Washington County in the area of Little York.  Trooper Taylor initiated a traffic stop on a purple 1997 Chevrolet Camaro for a stop sign violation. During the stop, the driver was found to be driving on a suspended driver's license, and Trooper Taylor continued the investigation, requesting the assistance of Deputy Paul Ginkins and his K9 partner, Lenny. 

As a result of the continued investigation, approximately 3 grams of heroin was located in the vehicle, along with several hypodermic needles and drug paraphernalia.

The following were arrested:

Daniel Abner, 34, Madison, IN: Driving While Suspended Prior - C Misdemeanor

Travis Hill, 30, Little York, IN Dealing in Heroin - Level 4 Felony,  Possession of Heroin - Level 6 Felony, Possession of a Syringe - Level 6 Felony, Possession of Paraphernalia - A Misdemeanor, Visiting a Common Nuisance - C Misdemeanor.

Tayah Harris, 20, Riverview, FL:  Possession of Syringe -Level 6 Felony, Visiting a Common Nuisance C  -Misdemeanor,  Possession of Paraphernalia  -A Misdemeanor.

Anna Smith, 23, Scottsburg, IN:  Possession of Syringe -Level 6 Felony, Possession of Paraphernalia -  A Misdemeanor, Visiting a Common Nuisance - C Misdemeanor. 

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