Traffic Stop for Following Too Closely Nets Marijuana and Meth


Vanderburgh: Early this morning at approximately 1:15, Trooper Tyler Widner was patrolling US 41 near Veterans Memorial Parkway when he observed the driver of a 2005 Chevrolet following another vehicle too closely. The vehicle was stopped on Veterans Memorial Parkway near Shawnee Avenue. The driver was identified as Tony Hall, 31, of Henderson, KY. During a search of the vehicle officers found a revolver inside the center console. Hall does not have a permit to legally possess a handgun. A further search revealed five grams of meth, 65 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Hall was also driving on a suspended driver’s license. He was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Tony Hall, 31, Henderson, KY
  1. Dealing Marijuana, Level 6 Felony
  2. Possession of Meth, Level 6 Felony
  3. Possession of Meth, Level 5 Felony
  4. Possession of a Handgun without a Permit, Class A Misdemeanor
  5. Possession of Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor
  6. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class A Misdemeanor