GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State Police arrested a man Wednesday after finding over three pounds of meth in his vehicle.
Troopers were patrolling along I-69 in Greene County as part of the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Federal Project when they observed a 2014 Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound on I-69, near the 97-mile marker, going 88 MPH in a 70 MPH zone. They then conducted a traffic stop.
While speaking with the driver, Kourtney L. Cohen, 32, Indianapolis, troopers smelled marijuana odor coming from the vehicle. Cohen was found to be operating the vehicle while having a license that was suspended with a prior conviction for driving while suspended.
Additionally, Cohen also had approximately three grams of marijuana in his pocket, along with almost $1,500 in US currency. During a search of the vehicle, troopers noticed the spare tire in the trunk was loose. Under the tire, he located just over 3 pounds of methamphetamine.
Cohen was arrested and taken to the Greene County Jail for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deal Over 10 Grams (Level 2 Felony), Possession of Methamphetamine Over 28 Grams (Level 3 Felony), Driving While Suspended with a Prior Conviction (A Misdemeanor) and Possession of Marijuana (B Misdemeanor).