Pair arrested with drugs, stolen gun in Dubois County

Posted at 6:57 PM, Dec 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-21 18:57:47-05

DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. -- A routine traffic stop in Dubois County turned up meth, heroin and a number of firearms Wednesday evening.

An Indiana state trooper was patrolling near Holland, Indiana, around 8 p.m. Wednesday when he reported seeing a 1998 Mercedes disregard a stop sign.

Inside the vehicle the trooper found 29-year-old Tiffany Reed, of Jasper, and 42-year-old Michael Gross, of Santa Claus.

The trooper reported suspicious circumstances, which caused him to request a K-9 unit. The K-9 alerted officers to the presence of suspected narcotics inside the vehicle.

As a result of the alert, troopers searched the vehicle and found 27 grams of methamphetamine, a small amount of heroin and four firearms, including a .22-caliber Uzi and a Kimber .380-caliber reported stolen out of Vanderburgh County.

Neither Reed nor Gross had a license to carry a handgun.

Reed and Gross were arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a narcotic drug and carrying a handgun without a license. Gross was also arrested on charges of theft in connection to the stolen handgun.

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