Oakland City Man Arrested On Various Charges After Running Stop Sign

On 10/12/2018 Mt. Carmel Police arrested 58 year old Timothy S. Sweeney of Oakland City.  Police stopped a 2002 Chevrolet in the 500 block of Walnut Street after it disobeyed the stop sign at 5th and Poplar Street.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that Sweeney was operating the vehicle on a suspended driver's license.  A search incident to an arrest resulted in police locating suspected methamphetamine in the pocket of Sweeney.  Police also discovered an expandable baton in the driver's side door of the vehicle and over $1600.00 in cash.  Police transported Sweeney to the Wabash County Jail where he was charged with driving while license is suspended, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, delivery of methamphetamine, and unlawful use of property/methamphetamine.   Sweeney is being held in the Wabash County Jail pending the posting of bond.