ISP: Man charged with DWI after he was called to pick up friend's car

ISP: Man charged with DWI after he was called to pick up friend's car

Lee Haislip and Kenneth Sheren are both facing a DWI charge after a traffic stop in Knox County, Ind. Haislip is also facing multiple drug charges.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 20, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 10:59 AM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) -- Two Vincennes, Ind. men were arrested earlier this month after a traffic stop in Knox County.

According to a news release, 48-year-old Lee Haislip was stopped near the intersection of SR 441 and Niblack Road by an Indiana State Trooper Nov. 19 after he committed a traffic violation.

The trooper said he believed Haislip was under the influence of drugs and a search of the vehicle confirmed his suspicions. The trooper found small amounts of what is believed to be marijuana and meth, as well as drug paraphernalia.

The report states Haislip already had an outstanding warrant and was wanted in Knox County on a meth possession charge.

A friend of Haislip's was contacted and asked to pick up his vehicle from the scene.  Police said the friend, 31-year-old Kenneth Sheren, arrived at the scene and was also under the influence meth and marijuana.

Both men were arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail.

Haislip is charged with DWI, possession of meth, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and another charge of possession of meth associated with the warrant.

Sheren is charged with DWI.

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