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[ISP] Seat Belt Violation leads to Meth Arrest
Start Date: 1/21/2012
End Date: 1/21/2012
Entry Description

Knox County – Friday afternoon, January 20, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Trooper Doug Francis stopped the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck for not wearing his seat belt while traveling on Niblack Road near Johnson Square in Vincennes. The driver stopped and exited his vehicle.  As he was walking away from Trooper Francis he threw items down onto the ground.  The driver was quickly detained and identified as Nelson Wesley, 47, of Vincennes. Trooper Francis searched Wesley and found a small amount of marijuana.  The items Wesley threw on the ground were Xanax pills and two bags of methamphetamine.  Wesley was arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

Nelson Wesley, 47, 2094 S. Henderson Road, Vincennes, IN
1. Possession of Meth, Class D Felony
2. Possession of a Controlled Substance, Class D Felony
3. Possession of Marijuana under 30 grams, Class A Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Trooper Doug Francis, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Senior Trooper Bill Gadberry, Indiana State Police

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Contact Information:
Name: Sergeant Todd Ringle
Phone: (812) 868-2153
Wesley, Nelson
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