Driver arrested for resisting law enforcement, drug possession

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PUTNAM COUNTY,Ind. (WISH) –  An Indianapolis man was pulled over and arrested in Putnam County yesterday.

Indiana State Police stopped a black GMC SUV traveling nearly 20 miles over the posted speed limit.

According to police, the officer detected the smell of marijuana coming from Tyler Cochran’s vehicle.  Cochran also showcased several signs of impairment.

Police say Cochran disobeyed commands from the officer throughout the search process.  He then refused to submit to a test for intoxication.

Police found a substance with less than two grams of THC.

Cochran was taken to the Putnam County Jail on charges of possession of hashish, resisting law enforcement, and operating vehicle while intoxicated with prior conviction-refusal. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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