Early Thursday morning at approximately 1:15, Trooper Tyler Widner was patrolling US 41 near Veterans Memorial Parkway when he observed the driver of a 2005 Chevrolet following another vehicle too closely.

Arrested and Charged was: Tony Hall, 31, Henderson, KY

  1. Dealing Marijuana, Level 6 Felony
  2. Possession of Meth, Level 6 Felony
  3. Possession of Meth, Level 5 Felony
  4. Possession of a Handgun without a Permit, Class A Misdemeanor
  5. Possession of Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor
  6. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor

The vehicle was stopped on Veterans Memorial Parkway near Shawnee Avenue. 

During a search of the vehicle officers found a revolver inside the center console. Hall does not have a permit to legally possess a handgun.

A further search revealed five grams of meth, 65 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  

Hall was also driving on a suspended driver’s license. He was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

Arresting Officer: Trooper Tyler Widner, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Evansville Police Department    

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.