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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Arrests

LAWRENCE COUNTY - JANUARY 19, 2023 - During the early morning hours on Tuesday, Lawrence County Sgt. Anthony Pope and Officer Kinsley Duncan conducted a traffic stop along SR 37, near Stevens Lane. Officer Whitney Daugherty also assisted.

During the stop, indicators of criminal activity were observed from the occupants, Saffire Hashman (21 of Seymour) and Angelica Newport (26 of Seymour). Officers learned that Newport was wanted on an active Jackson County warrant.

The investigation led to a vehicle search, which revealed that Hashman and Newport were in possession of a baggie of methamphetamine, a hypodermic syringe loaded with methamphetamine, and numerous other syringes.

Both Hashman and Newport were arrested on the drug possession offenses, while Newport was also arrested on the warrant.

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