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Speeding Driver Caught with Marijuana

(La Porte County, IN) - A traffic stop outside La Porte turned into a drug bust.


La Porte County Police said the driver was stopped three days ago for traveling 75 miles per hour on State Road 2 near 200 East. The officer approached on foot and saw smoke from one of the car windows.


Police said about a half pound of marijuana was inside a backpack recovered from the vehicle.


28-year-old Anthony Criggley, II from Gary, was arrested for possession of marijuana. He could face up to six months in jail on the Class B misdemeanor charge.

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