Two from Scott County have been arrested by the Indiana State Police on drug charges.

Late Sunday evening, trooper Rob Caudill from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg stopped a black SUV on U.S. Highway #31 near S.R. #56 for no headlights.

During the traffic stop the driver, Kevin N. Smith, 43, from Seymour, IN was found to be driving on a suspended drivers license. Smith and his passenger, Kevin C. Lucas, 38, from Scottsburg, IN, got out of the vehicle so it could be inventoried before being impounded.

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The Scott County Police Department assisted.

When Kevin Lucas exited the vehicle, a small zipper bag fell from his person on to the floor of the vehicle. Upon further investigation, two hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia were located in the bag. Both subjects were arrested and incarcerated at the Scott County Jail.

Kevin N. Smith was charged with Driving While License Suspended, Prior, A Misdemeanor and Kevin C. Lucas was charged with, Possession of Hypodermic Needle With a Prior Conviction, C Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, A Misdemeanor.