On December 17, 2017, around 1:00 a.m., Indiana State Trooper Kyle Glaze, made a traffic stop on a Nissan Altima for a moving violation on SR933 near Pendel, ultimately arresting two area men.
While Glaze was talking to the driver of the Nissan, Lucas Garrett, age 36 of North Liberty, three officers with the St. Joseph County Police Department arrived to assist.
Glaze had become suspicious of possible drug activity and conducted a free-air sniff using his K9 partner, Nala. After a positive alert, a search was conducted on the Nissan.
Located during the search were several items of paraphernalia, suspected methadone and suspected marijuana.
During a search of the passenger, Thomas Campion age 42 of Walkerton, paraphernalia and suspected methamphetamine was located.
Garrett and Campion were both transported to the St. Joseph County Jail by Officer Harbert of the St. Joseph County Police Department.
Once at the jail additional contraband was located by Officer Harbert.
Located was more suspected marijuana, oxycodone, and suspected methamphetamine.
Garret was preliminarily charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Campion was preliminarily charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.