Last night at approximately 7:20, Trooper Widner was patrolling in the area of US 41 and Yokel Road when he stopped the driver of a 2006 Ford Mustang for failing to signal when required.

The driver was identified as Brandy Newcom, 39, of Morganfield, KY. Suspicious activity was detected and a search of the vehicle was conducted.

She was arrested and charged with:

  1. Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
  2. Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class A Misdemeanor
  3. Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor

Troopers located approximately 2.3 grams of methamphetamine, a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Newcom also had an active warrant out of Vanderburgh County for theft. Newcom was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where she is currently being held without bond.