On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 at 8:30 PM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop in the area of US 31 and 16th Road on a blue 2008 Chevrolet HHR. During the traffic stop, an Indiana State Police Canine arrived and alerted to the presence of narcotics from the vehicle. A vehicle search resulted in the findings of a syringe and small amount of methamphetamine. The driver, 24 year old Daulton E. Conley of Rochester was taken to the jail for possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a syringe. He was held on a $1,500 cash bond.
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