During the traffic stop investigation, the Deputy obtained verbal consent to search the contents of the vehicle and subsequently located a white plastic bag tied in a knot that contained a hard substance, the substance was field tested and tested positive for Methamphetamine.
The investigation found the total weight of the narcotics to be approximately 10 grams.
24 year old Jossue Estrada Ugalde of Warren, IN was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 4 Felony, Operator Never Licensed and a citation for driving 89 MPH in a 55MPH zone.
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin said, “The Starke County Sheriff’s Office is committed to work to reduce the illegal drug activity within the community.”
Any drug tips can be called into the Starke County Sheriff’s Office at (574)772-3771, or through their website at StarkeSheriff.com or Facebook page.
***Any Criminal charge is an initial charge, the defendant(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty***