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Two North Vernon Residents Charged With Drug And Weapon Charges

During traffic stop

A traffic stop in North Vernon led to the arrests of two people and the seizure of meth and weapon.

Sgt. Andrew Richmond, spokesman for the North Vernon Police Department, says that at about 8 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Anthony Bagby initiated a traffic stop at Veterans Drive and Hurly Drive. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, Officer Bagby became suspicious and called for backup from Officer Shane Trepanier and his police dog Zobi.

Zobi alerted to the odor of a narcotic coming from within the vehicle. A search allegedly uncovered 22 grams of methamphetamine, 16 pills (prescription schedule 2 amphetamine), drug packaging materials, digital scales, two handguns, one shotgun and two rifles.


Timothy Hulse, 37, of North Vernon is facing preliminary charges of:
– Dealing in Methamphetamine (Level 4 felony)
– Dealing in a Controlled Substance (Level 5 felony)
– Serious Felon in Possession of a Firearm (Level 4 felony)
– Possession of Paraphernalia (A misdemeanor)




Carmen Hulse, 32, of North Vernon, is facing preliminary charges of:
– Dealing in Methamphetamine (Level 4 felony)
– Dealing in Controlled Substance (Level 5 felony)
– Possession of paraphernalia (A misdemeanor)

The investigation is ongoing.

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