Trooper finds Marijuana after Stopping Vehicle for Traveling 105 MPH



Warrick County – Thursday afternoon, March 14, at approximately 1:04 p.m., Senior Trooper John Puskas stopped the driver of a 2013 Jeep for traveling 105 mph on I-64 at the 40 mile-marker. The driver identified herself as Lynette Hubbard, 27, of Cincinnati, OH. Two passengers in the vehicle were identified as Talisha Hubbard, 30, of Covington, KY and Nathaniel Stillwell, 26, of Cincinnati, OH. During the traffic stop Trooper Puskas became suspicious that illegal drug activity was occurring and summoned for a state police K-9 unit. While walking around the exterior of the Jeep, Senior Trooper Brian LaRoche’s K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. When troopers searched the vehicle they found approximately one-pound of marijuana in the spare tire area. The bundle of marijuana was contained in shrink wrap, duct tape and dryer sheets. Further investigation revealed the marijuana belonged to Stillwell. A small amount of marijuana was located inside Talisha Hubbard’s pants. Stillwell and Talisha Hubbard were arrested and taken to the Warrick County Jail where they are currently being held on bond. The driver, Lynette Hubbard, was not arrested for possession of marijuana. She was cited for speeding and released.

• Nathaniel Stillwell, 26, Cincinnati, OH
1. Possession of Marijuana over 30 grams, Class D Felony