Speeding violation leads to arrest on drug related charges

Updated: Jan. 11, 2018 at 12:23 PM EST
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Anson Barthold (Source: Clark County Jail/Mobile Patrol)
Anson Barthold (Source: Clark County Jail/Mobile Patrol)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Clark County, Indiana man was arrested after a traffic stop by an Indiana State Police trooper after suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia in his car.

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According to the ISP Sellersburg post, Trooper Zach Smith stopped the car around 4 p.m. Jan. 10 on I-65 South at the 11 mile marker for speeding. Smith learned the driver, Anson Barthold, 29, of Underwood, IN, was suspended.

While talking to Barthold, Smith noticed a syringe and possible drug paraphernalia in the car. During a search of the car at least 14 used syringes were found along with additional drug paraphernalia.

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Barthold was arrested on charges of possession of a syringe, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia and possession of narcotics (alleged heroin). He was booked into the Clark County Jail

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