ELKHART — An Elkhart man was arrested Saturday night, June 27, on preliminary charges of meth manufacturing after a traffic stop near Main and Crawford streets.
Officers stopped a moped driver for a traffic violation at 9:57 p.m., according to Sgt. Chris Snyder of the Elkhart Police Department. Officers discovered that the driver, Lee Alan Stewart, 22, had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear at a court hearing and police began arrest procedures.
During a search of Stewart and the moped, Snyder said, officers found meth, heroin, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a meth lab.
Stewart was booked at Elkhart County Jail on preliminary charges of manufacturing meth, possession of meth, possession of heroin and possession of a hypodermic needle, which are all felonies. Snyder said Stewart also faces preliminary misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
Stewart’s bond was set at $7,500 for those charges, according to InmateInfo.com.