ISP arrests Louisville man for meth after traffic stop

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) – A Louisville man has been arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

Police said they noticed 31-year-old Reginald Gerton making an illegal turn and failing to use a turn signal in the 500 block of NW 1st Avenue as he left the Tropicana Friday around 10 p.m. A Trooper stopped Gerton at the intersection of NW 2nd Avenue and Sycamore Street.

Upon further investigation, Gerton admitted to the trooper he was driving on a suspended license.

A K-9 later alerted the presence of narcotics inside his vehicle. Police found a small amount of crystal meth inside the floorboard between the door and the driver’s seat.

Gerton was placed under arrest and has been charged with possession of methamphetamine.

He’s currently booked at the Vanderburgh County Jail without bond.

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