This past Tuesday afternoon, trooper Nathan Teusch initiated a traffic stop on a red 1998 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with Indiana license plates. Trooper Teusch made the traffic stop on Charlestown Road near Middlewood Road in New Albany for illegal window tint and a broken windshield.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Keeth Lucas, 35, from New London Road in Scott County, IN. When Trooper Teusch ran the vehicle and driver information he discovered that the vehicle had false and fictitious registration plates and that Keeth Lucas’s driver’s license was suspended.
An inventory of the vehicle’s contents yielded over a half of a pound of Crystallized Methamphetamine, under three grams of Heroin, two Pharmaceutical Controlled Substances, Marijuana under 30 Grams, a glass smoking pipe and a set of digital scales.
Keeth Lucas was placed under arrest after the inventory and charged with Dealing Methamphetamine over Ten Grams, Felony; Possession of Methamphetamine Over Ten Grams, Felony; Possession of Heroin, Felony; Possession of a Schedule Two Controlled Substance, Felony; Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Felony; Possession of Marijuana, Misdemeanor; Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit, Felony and Possession of Paraphernalia, Misdemeanor.
Keeth Lucas was incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail awaiting his first court appearance.
Assisting Agency- Scott County Sheriff’s Department.