Putnam County—This morning at 11:44, Indiana State Police Trooper Yan Dravigne stopped a 2015 Nissan for following too close on Interstate 70 eastbound near the 36 mile marker. During conversation with the driver, Trooper Dravigne noticed several indicators of possible criminal activity. Dravigne then summoned assistance from Putnam County Sheriff’s K-9 Handler Captain Dwight Simmons and “Bo” in which “Bo” alerted to the presence of illegal drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately twenty-five (25) pounds of suspected High Grade Marijuana in duffle bags in the trunk. The occupants were reportedly traveling from Colorado to Virginia. The pair was arrested and incarcerated in the Putnam County Jail.
Arrested: Kenny Pereyra, age 22, of Manassas, Virginia
Charges: Dealing Marijuana over ten pounds and Possession of Marijuana over ten pounds (felonies)
Arrested: Anthony Bourdie, age 26, of Fairfax, Virginia
Charges: Dealing Marijuana over 10 pounds and Possession of Marijuana over 10 pounds (felonies)
Estimated street value is $150,000.