For Immediate Release Contact: Lt.. Matt Gard
April 12th, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org
Highway Interdiction Team Makes Arrest for Dealing Methamphetamine
On April 11th, 2019 at 9:17pm Officers with the Highway Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on a white Chrysler 300 on Interstate 65 at the 169 southbound mile marker. The Officer observed the vehicle driving left of center and conducted a traffic stop for this infraction. During the traffic stop the driver, Thomas Centano (41) of Lagrange, IL provided false identification.
A police k9 alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle, and Centano and located 166.8 grams of methamphetamine and $1,965 in currency.
Centano was arrested for Dealing Methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine.
Lieutenant Matt Gard
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.