Traffic stop leads to two arrests and large-scale drug bust
BUNKER HILL, Ind. – Indiana State Police arrested a pair of men Sunday evening during a traffic stop on U.S. 31 near State Road 218 for allegedly dealing and possessing marijuana.
Richard Egan, age 27 of Indianapolis, and 23-year-old Dylan Whitlow of Greenwood were stopped in their Honda Civic for not having their taillights on, police said.
Trooper James Wilkison reported smelling marijuana from within the vehicle while speaking with Egan, who was behind the wheel.
During a search of the vehicle, troopers said they discovered approximately two pounds of marijuana, 450 containers of what is suspected to be THC wax, various drug paraphernalia, 72 wrapped marijuana edibles, psilocybin mushrooms and an estimated $15,000 in cash.
Egan has been preliminarily charged with dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Whitlow has been preliminarily charged with dealing marijuana and possession of marijuana.
Both are currently incarcerated in the Miami County Jail.