Traffic stop leads to arrest of two on drug charges

On September 8, 2018, at 12:25 a.m. Gibson County Sgt. Bruce Vanoven conducted a traffic stop on a White 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis for failing to signal a turn onto US 41 from County Road 1250 South. During the traffic stop Sgt. Vanoven and Haubstadt Officer Kevin Cox detected the odor of burnt Marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. At that point they conducted a roadside investigation that resulted in the driver 18 year old Hunter Young of Evansville and a passenger 19 year old Abby Ubelhor also of Evansville being taken into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail. Upon arriving at the Gibson County Jail Ms. Ubelhor was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Minor Consumption. Mr. Young was charged with Possession of Paraphernalia and was issued a citation for Driving While Suspended Prior and Failure to Signal.

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