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Indiana State Police trooper makes felony drug arrest in Bloomington



Bloomington, Indiana – An Indiana State Police trooper stopped a car on I-69 near the Third Street overpass in Bloomington on Thursday for speeding.

The troopers identified the female passenger as 27-year-old Danielle Brown of Martinsville, while talking to the occupants of the car. Brown was wanted in Lawrence County on a warrant.

It was on that warrant that she was arrested.

Police found Brown with nearly 25 grams of suspected heroin concealed inside her clothes during a search of her person. She was then transported and booked into the Monroe County Jail on felony charges of dealing and possession of a narcotic drug, possession of a syringe, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Trooper Matt Harris was helped at the scene by Troopers Julie Deel, Todd Durnil, Clay McBride and Sgt. Brad Mundy.

Anyone with information of illegal drug activities is urged to call the Bloomington Post of the Indiana State Police at 812-332-4411.