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ISP: Valpo man charged with dealing meth

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A Valparaiso resident was arrested Sunday on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop on I-65 in Jasper County, the Indiana State Police said.

According to police, at 8:23 a.m. Christopher L. Elston, 38, was stopped in the northbound lanes of I-65, at the Fair Oaks exit, for erratic driving, including weaving, driving off the shoulder, and braking for no apparent reason.

A consensual search of Elstonís vehicle was performed and a plastic bag containing 48.1 grams of methamphetamine was found as well as a hypodermic needle, police said.

Elston was transported to Jasper County Jail on charges of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a hypodermic, and possession of paraphernalia, police said.

 

 

Posted 8/14/2017

 
 
 
 

 

 

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