SULLIVAN CO. – On Jan. 27 around 3:30 p.m. Lt. William Snead conducted a traffic stop on S.R. 159 near Pleasantville.
According to a press release issued by Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom, while speaking with the occupants Lt. Snead developed suspicion, which led to an eventual search of the pickup.
Found inside the vehicle was methamphetamine, marijuana, syringes, digital scales, pipes and other drug paraphernalia, along with a 45 cal. semi automatic handgun.
The driver, Adam Decoursey of Edwardport, was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine – level 6 felony, possession marijuana – B misdemeanor, Driving while suspended prior – A misdemeanor, 3 counts possession of a syringe – Level 6 felony, carrying handgun without a license – A misdemeanor and possession of paraphernalia – C misdemeanor.
A passenger, Jessica Nelson of Bloomfield, was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine – Level 6 felony, possession marijuana – B misdemeanor, possession of syringe – level 6 felony and possession of paraphernalia – C misdemeanor.
Indiana State Police Trooper Brent Robinson assisted the Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.
Both suspects were secured in the Sullivan County Jail.