Traffic stop leads to arrest of 3 people in S. Ind. on drug related charges

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WHAS11.com

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 10:04 PM

MARTIN CO., Ind. (NEWS RELEASE) – On Thursday morning at 12:15 Trooper Steve Sexton conducted a traffic stop at southwest 1st and Sheridan Street in Loogootee that lead to the arrest of three people who are charged with multiple drug charges.

Sexton witnessed the driver of a gray 1994 Toyota not signaling a left hand turn. The driver, Rector T. Worely, 35, of Indianapolis, was determined to be operating on a suspended license. During the stop Sexton located a mason jar containing methamphetamine along with several other items commonly associated with the use and manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Worely and his two passengers, Shirley D. Coker, 36,of Loogootee, and Tawnya L. Stone, 38, also of Loogootee, were all taken into custody without incident and transported to the Martin County Jail.

With the information gathered from the traffic stop search warrants were applied for and issued for both Coker and Stone’s residences. During the search of Stone’s residence at 104 SW 3rd St. Apt. 2B, methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located. Stone’s child was also present in the residence and was turned over to other family members.

During the search of Coker’s residence at 11679 E North 1st Street, Loogootee (actually located in Alfordsville), methamphetamine and precursors commonly associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine were located. The Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team was called to the scene to render all chemicals safe and to assist with collection of evidence.

Arrested and Charges:
Rector T. Worley, 35
5331 Longwood Court, Indianapolis, IN
1. Possession of Methamphetamine, C-Felony
2. Dealing Methamphetamine, C-Felony
3. Maintaining a Common Nuisance, D-Felony
4. Possession of Paraphernalia, A-Misdemeanor

Shirley D. Coker, 36
11679 E North 1st Street, Loogootee
**These Charges are from the traffic stop:
1. Possession of Methamphetamine, C-Felony
2. Dealing Methamphetamine, C-Felony
3. Maintaining a Common Nuisance, D-Felony
4. Possession of Paraphernalia, A-Misdemeanor
**These Charges are from the Search Warrant at her residence and are filed in Daviess County
5. Possession of Methamphetamine, C-Felony
6. Possession of Precursors with the intent to manufacture Meth, B-Felony
7. Maintaining a Common Nuisance, D-Felony
8. Possession of Paraphernalia, A-Misdemeanor

Tawnya L. Stone, 38
104 SW 3rd Street, Loogootee, IN
1. Possession of Methamphetamine, C-Felony
2. Neglect of a Dependent, D-Felony
3. Maintaining a Common Nuisance, D-Felony
4. Possession of Paraphernalia, A-Misdemeanor
5. Possession of Paraphernalia, A-Misdemeanor
 

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