Woman Arrested in Posey Co. After Traffic Stop Nets 2 Lbs. of Marijuana

A 22-year-old woman was booked into the Posey County Jail on Wednesday after Indiana State Police Troopers say they found approximately two pounds of marijuana, 35 vape cartridges containing THC, and 48 grams of THC wax and THC gummies inside of her vehicle during a traffic stop.

Posted: Mar 3, 2021 3:56 PM
Updated: Mar 3, 2021 3:58 PM

A Wednesday morning traffic stop on I-64 in Posey County led to the arrest of a 22-year-old woman on multiple charges.

According to the Indiana State Police, a Trooper was patrolling the area of I-64 near mile marker 17 when he stopped a motorist for speeding.

ISP says the driver, who was identified as 22-year-old Alexis Turner of Cicero, Indiana, displayed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests.

During the traffic stop, ISP says the Trooper's K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics.

ISP says a search of Turner's vehicle revealed approximately two pounds of marijuana, 35 vape cartridges containing THC, 48 grams of THC wax and THC gummies.

Items seized by ISP in Wednesday morning's traffic stop

According to ISP, further investigation revealed Turner was under the influence of marijuana.

Turner was arrested and taken to the Posey County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charged:
Alexis Turner, 22, of Cicero, Indiana

  • Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
  • Operating a Vehicle under the Influence (Marijuana), Class C Misdemeanor

Arresting Officers: Senior Trooper Finney and Trooper Lee, Indiana State Police

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