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Police arrest South Bend woman at Toll Road service plaza

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – A South Bend woman was arrested at a service plaza after an Indiana State Trooper found her asleep in her car that was blocking traffic.

ISP Trooper Zarek Finley saw the Pontiac was running and not parked into a parking spot while it was blocking traffic into the plaza.

Anne Huston, 37, appeared to be sleeping behind the wheel around 5:20 a.m. on Friday.

Zarek approached the car and attempted to wake her up.

According to ISP, Finley smelled marijuana and saw items commonly used with drug use in the car.

The Trooper searched the car and found several items:

  • Multiple plastic bags with suspect meth
  • Several pill containers with over 50 unidentified pills
  • Suspected marijuana in a glass bottle
  • A scale
  • Other drug paraphernalia

Huston was transported to Elkhart County Jail and was arrested on the following preliminary charges:

  • Dealing Methamphetamine
  • Level 2 Felony
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Level 5 Felony
  • Possession of a Legend Drug
  • Level 6 Felony
  • Operating While Intoxicated
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Paraphernalia

The Elkhart Police Department and Elkhart’s Drug Recognition Expert assisted Trooper Finley.

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