Three people were arrested near Country Squire Lakes on drug related charges this week after being found with more than 80 grams of methamphetamine.
A Jennings County deputy driving near the neighborhood at about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday night saw 27-year-old Robert Summers III of North Vernon driving in the area. Recognizing that Summers did not have a valid driver’s license, the deputy pulled the vehicle over and the officer’s police dog alerted to the smell of drugs inside, according to police reports.
A search revealed the methamphetamine packaged for sale, digital scales, baggies, syringes and other drug paraphernalia.
A passenger, 42-year-old Rea Grider of North Vernon was arrested on preliminary charges of dealing and possessing more than 28 grams of methamphetamine, along with possession of a syringe and drug paraphernalia.
Summers is being accused of possession of meth and another passenger, 28-year-old Brittany Erwin of North Vernon was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of maintaining a common nuisance.