New Albany-Late yesterday evening, a trooper from the Indiana State Post at
Sellersburg made a traffic stop on a black Jeep on Interstate 265 East at the
3.8 Mile Marker in Floyd County.
The traffic stop was for a false and fictitious license plate. The driver stopped the Jeep and immediately fled on foot into a wooded area along Interstate 265.
As the trooper approached the vehicle, a female, identified as Laura R. Faulkenburg, 26, from New Albany, IN, was lying in the front passenger seat.
During a search of the Jeep Methamphetamine was located.
The passenger, Laura Faulkenburg was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a
Schedule II Controlled Substance and Trafficking with an Inmate. The driver of the vehicle could not be located but positive identification of the driver was made and a warrant will be sought for his arrest.