(Batesville, Ind.) - Two Batesville men sit in jail charged with possessing and dealing heroin and marijuana.
Batesville Police and Indiana State Police set up watch on Interstate 74 to watch for a vehicle suspected of transporting drugs to Batesville from the Cincinnati area Tuesday evening.
The vehicle was spotted at about 8:30 and was stopped on I-74 near the Sunman/Milan exit for a traffic violation. A police K9 alerted officers to drugs in the car.
Inside officers would find more than two grams of heroin and 28 grams of marijuana, as well as drug paraphernalia.
The driver of the vehicle, Jeremy Fishback, 18, was arrested for Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Class D felony), Possession of Marijuana less than 30 grams (Class A misdemeanor), and Possession of Paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor).
The passenger, Matthew Werner, 22, was arrested for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Class B felony) and Possession of Paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor).
Fishback is being held at the Ripley County Jail under a $1,050 bond. Werner’s bond will be set by a judge because he is charged with a felony.
If convicted, Fishback faces six months to three years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Werner is facing six to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.