SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Terre Haute woman has been arrested after police say they found 60 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

According to Indiana State Police, Lena F. Ashburn, 56, of Terre Haute, was stopped after an officer watched her drive past a stop sign at the intersection of SR 58 and Alexander St near Carlisle.

A police canine alerted police to the odor of a controlled substance, and a search then found multiple bags containing approximately 60 grams of methamphetamine inside the vehicle.

(Image of methamphetamine courtesy of Indiana State Police)

Police said Ashburn also failed a certified chemical test after showing signs of impairment.

Ashburn has been taken to the Sullivan County Jail and charged with the following:

  • Dealing in methamphetamine (over 10 grams)
    • A level 2 felony
  • Possession of methamphetamine
    • A level 3 felony
  • Maintaining a common nuisance
    • A level 6 felony
  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person
    • A class A misdemeanor
  • Operating a vehicle while intoxicated
    • A class C misdemeanor