Rural traffic stop nets heroin, four people arrested

WASHINGTON CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say a late-night, rural patrol and traffic stop ended with the arrest of four individuals on various charges.

On Monday, at approximately 10:27 PM, Trooper Kyle Taylor was patrolling on county roads in rural Washington County in the area of Little York. Trooper Taylor initiated a traffic stop on a purple 1997 Chevrolet Camaro for a stop sign violation. During the stop, the driver was found to be driving on a suspended driver’s license, and Trooper Taylor continued the investigation, requesting the assistance of Deputy Paul Ginkins and his K9 partner, Lenny.

As a result of the continued investigation, approximately 3 grams of heroin was located in the vehicle, along with several hypodermic needles and drug paraphernalia.

The following were arrested:

Daniel Abner, 34, Madison, IN: Driving While Suspended Prior – C Misdemeanor

Travis Hill, 30, Little York, IN Dealing in Heroin – Level 4 Felony, Possession of Heroin – Level 6 Felony, Possession of a Syringe – Level 6 Felony, Possession of Paraphernalia – A Misdemeanor, Visiting a Common Nuisance – C Misdemeanor.

Tayah Harris, 20, Riverview, FL: Possession of Syringe -Level 6 Felony, Visiting a Common Nuisance C -Misdemeanor, Possession of Paraphernalia -A Misdemeanor.

Anna Smith, 23, Scottsburg, IN: Possession of Syringe -Level 6 Felony, Possession of Paraphernalia – A Misdemeanor, Visiting a Common Nuisance – C Misdemeanor.