Meth, suspected stolen jewelry found during traffic stop

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CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (WISH) — A traffic stop Tuesday led to the arrest of a man on five charges.

An Indiana State Police trooper stopped Jason Schulthise, of Tell City, on suspicion of speeding on State Road 3 near Charlestown. The trooper discovered the car was registered to someone who had been reported missing and was wanted on drug charges in Perry County. Schulthise also had a suspended driver’s license.

The trooper’s police dog alerted him to the smell of narcotics in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, approximately 2 ounces of meth and suspected stolen jewelry were found.

Schulthise was arrested and taken to the Clark County Jail. He faces the following charges:

    • Dealing methamphetamine, Level 2 felony
    • Possession of methamphetamine, Level 3 felony
    • Maintaining a common nuisance, Level 6 felony
    • Possession of paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor
    • Driving while suspended/prior, Class A misdemeanor.

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