Erratic Behavior in Rest Park Results in Drug Arrest

Vigo County—On Tuesday March 20 at approximately 8:55, Indiana State Police troopers were dispatched to the Interstate 70 Welcome Center near the one mile marker, for a report of a suspicious male in the rest room acting erratically. 

Upon arrival, officers located the male outside near the vending machines and identified him as 28-year-old Bryan P. Moreno of Trinidad, Ohio. Further investigation revealed multiple used syringes in the bathroom stall previously occupied by Moreno, and inside Moreno’s white Chevrolet, troopers located approximately 84 grams of suspected Marijuana, approximately ½ gram of Methamphetamine, approximately ½ gram of Heroin, 13 packages of Suboxone, and a .25 caliber Colt semi-auto pistol, assorted items of drug paraphernalia. 



Bryan P. Moreno was incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail on preliminary charges of Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Carrying a Handgun without a License, Public Intoxication, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Narcotic Drug. 



The case was investigated by ISP Trooper Brad Fyfe. Assisting were Troopers Nicole Cheeks and Ian Portteus with his K-9 “Czar”, the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office and the West Terre Haute Police Department. 

Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.