3 arrested on drug charges after traffic stops


Tribune Staff Reports

Two separate stops in the past two days for traffic violations on Interstate 65 in Jackson County led to three arrests, police report.

The first stop, made shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday, yielded about 30 grams of marijuana and $2,200 in counterfeit currency and the arrest of Justin Edward Callaway, 24, of Indianapolis, according to a news release from Sgt. Jerry D. Goodin with the Indiana State Police.

Callaway was arrested on preliminary charges of counterfeiting, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana with a prior conviction and driving while suspended with a prior unrelated violation. He was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday and was being held without bond pending his initial hearing.

The second stop was made at about 6 p.m. Tuesday and led to the discovery of marijuana, digital scales and a suspected Legend Drug.

During this stop, the driver, Sean Jones, 21, of Cook County, Illinois, was arrested and charged with possession of a Legend Drug and possession of marijuana. He was booked into the jail at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday.

A passenger in his vehicle, James Warren, 22, of Cook County was charged with possession of marijuana. He was cited and released from the scene, Goodin said.

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