Yesterday evening at approximately 7:05, Trooper Ross Rafferty was patrolling Lynch Road near I-69 when he observed a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu traveling westbound at a high rate of speed. Rafferty activated his radar and clocked the vehicle at 88 mph. The vehicle was stopped on Green River Road south of Lynch Road. When Rafferty approached the driver he detected an odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver was identified as Mason Hart, 19, of Newburgh. During a search of the vehicle Rafferty found 146 grams of marijuana, digital scales and $1,003 in currency. Hart was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he was later released after posting bond.
Arrested and Charges:
- Mason N. Hart, 19, Newburgh, IN
1.Dealing Marijuana, Class 6 Felony
2.Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
3.Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor