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Oxygen Mask Part of Latest Meth Bust

(La Porte County, IN) - There appears to be no end to a rash of methamphetamine arrests. Christopher Adams, 50, of Michigan City, and Tiffany Ransom, 34, of La Porte were stopped by the authorities in a vehicle with expired plates last week in the area of U.S. 20 and State Road 39, according to La Porte County Police. 


Per the officials, officers responding to an alert from a K-9 dog searched the vehicle and found close to seven grams of methamphetamine.

An oxygen mask and glass pipe connected to a hose for inhaling were also recovered from the vehicle, with police noting that the bowl of the pipe contained a brown and white residue suspected to be methamphetamine.


In addition, three syringes along with a glass jar containing an unknown clear liquid were also recovered from the vehicle, according to court documents.


Police said a third person in the vehicle, Steven Parker, was arrested on a warrant for violating parole.


Adams and Ransom are being charged in La Porte Circuit Court with possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a syringe. 

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