The two subjects eventually woke up and Lapaz EMS arrived on scene to evaluate them. A police canine alerted to the presence of narcotics and a search of the vehicle was completed.
Officers located approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine, 8 grams of heroin, controlled substance pills and a meth pipe.
The male was identified as 36 year old Richard E. Perkinson Jr. who was found to have an active parole warrant and taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail.
Mr. Perkinson was held on the charges of Dealing in Methamphetamine, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug and Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance with bond set at $20,005. Perkinson was also held without bond on the active Parole Warrant.
The female identified as 29 year old Christene N. Shepherd of Logansport and was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail where she was held on the charges of Dealing in Methamphetamine, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Paraphernalia.
Shepherd was also found to be in Possession of Additional Methamphetamine and Paraphernalia while being searched at the jail. Her bond was set at $20,005.
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