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On June 14, 2014 at approximately 1:55 pm, trooper Shannon Burton of the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg arrested Derek Wheeler, 25, from Apple Lane in Salem.

The arrest was the result of a phone call from a concerned citizen who was following the white 1999 Toyota Camry he was driving. The Toyota allegedly ran off the roadway, crashed into a cable barrier and then returned to the roadway travelling to the southbound rest park. 

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Trooper Burton arrived at the rest park and located Derek Wheeler.

After speaking to him Trooper Burton placed him under arrest for Possession of Heroin, Class D Felony; Possession of a Syringe, Class D Felony; Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Class D Felony; Possession of Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor and Operating While Intoxicated with Endangerment, Class A Misdemeanor. 

Derek Wheeler was incarcerated at the Clark County Jail. For a photo of Derek Wheeler contact the Clark County Jail.