MCPD Arrests Vincennes Man On Meth Possession Charge

On 2/07/18, at 4:53pm, Mt. Carmel Police arrested Edward J. Gaines, age 52, of Vincennes, IN for Possession of Methamphetamine following a traffic stop in the 300 block of Poplar Street. K-9 Ofc. Hopper and his dog “Ace” arrived and conducted a free air narcotic sniff around the exterior of the vehicle. In doing so, “Ace” alerted on the vehicle for the presence of drugs. A vehicle search resulted in suspected methamphetamine being located in Gaines’ travel bag. Gaines was placed under arrest and taken to the Wabash County Jail. Gaines is being held pending a bond setting by a judge.