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Traffic stop on Indiana Toll Road leads to drug bust, one arrested

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LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) – A South Bend man has been arrested following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road.

A State Trooper stopped a 2006 BMW with equipment violations taking the Howe exit from the Toll Road around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Once stopped, the officer smelled what he believed to be raw marijuana emitting from the passenger compartment. A further investigation revealed 30 grams of suspected marijuana and an estimated five grams of suspected cocaine. The officer also located $200 in cash, drug paraphernalia and a loaded .40 caliber handgun.

Aries Jevon Alexander, 24, was arrested and faces the following charges:

  • Dealing Cocaine (Level 2 Felony)
  • Dealing Marijuana (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of Cocaine (Level 4 Felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana (Class B Misdemeanor)

Alexander is booked in the LaGrange County Jail.

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