Trucker Arrested After Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Meth and Cocaine in Her Truck
Posey County, IN – A Missouri trucker is facing felony drug possession charges after a traffic stop led to her arrest last night.
According to Indiana State Police (ISP), at approximately 10 p.m. on Thursday evening a trooper initiated a traffic stop of a big rig operating along Interstate 64 near the 3.5 mile-marker.
ISP said the trooper observed the semi-truck make an “unsafe lane movement.”
During the traffic stop, the trooper found probable cause to search the semi, ISP said.
A subsequent search revealed approximately three grams of methamphetamine, approximately one gram of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana.
The driver of the rig, identified as Tiffanie Vallotton, 31, of Springfield, MO, was arrested and taken to the Posey County Jail.
She is charged with: Possession of Meth (Level 6 Felony), Possession of Cocaine (Level 6 Felony), and Possession of Marijuana (Class B Misdemeanor)
She is currently being held without bond.