Yesterday afternoon a 29-year-old Underwood man was arrested in Clark County for possession of used syringes, Heroin and drug paraphernalia 

Shortly after 4:00 pm, Trooper Zach Smith stopped a vehicle on Interstate #65 South near the 11 Mile Marker in Clark County for a traffic violation.

During the course of the traffic stop trooper Smith observed a syringe and suspected drug paraphernalia within the driver’s vehicle.

As the stop progressed trooper Smith found out the driver, Anson Barthold, 29, from Underwood, IN, was driving while having a suspended driver’s license.

A search of the vehicle revealed over 14 used syringes and other drug paraphernalia.

Barthold was placed under arrest and transported to the Clark County Jail without incident.

He was charged with Possession of a Syringe, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of a Narcotic Drug, (alleged Heroin).