SOUTHPORT, Ind.—Two men are facing felony drug charges after being pulled over for speeding earlier this week.
Officers with the Southport Police Department initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of Walnut Street on Nov. 14. The officers discovered the driver, 29-year-old Esteban Abrego, was never issued a valid driver’s license. The passenger, 33-year-old Ramon Estrada, also didn’t have a valid license, according to police.
Prior to towing the vehicle, officers found more than 20 grams of black tar heroin. Police also seized more than $3,000 in cash.
Due to the incident occurring within 500 feet of Southport Elementary School, both men were arrested on level 2 felonies of dealing in a narcotic drug and level 4 felonies of possession of a narcotic drug.
Both men were booked in the Marion County Jail.
4 Fast Facts:
- Two men facing felony drug charges after drugs and cash found during traffic stop
- More than 20 grams of heroin and more than $3,000 in cash were seized
- The traffic stop occurred within 500 feet of an elementary school
- Both men were booked in the Marion County Jail