LaGrange woman arrested on drug charges

LaGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A LaGrange woman was arrested Thursday morning on drug charges after a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road.

An Indiana State Police trooper pulled over Marissa Nicole Byers, 31, at around 12:30 a.m. A trooper says he saw multiple moving violations before stopping Byers for having her license plate registered to a different vehicle at the 117 mile marker.

The trooper says he smelled what he believed to be marijuana coming from the passenger side of the car. After a search, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was found in the car.

Byers also allegedly had methamphetamine in her possession.

She is facing the following charges: dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, obstruction of justice, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana prior conviction.

Byers is held in LaGrange County Jail.

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