Troopers Arrests Man With Three And A Half Pounds Of Marijuana
Friday, July 19, 2019

Elkhart County, IN - Early Friday morning a man was arrested for having nearly three and a half pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road.

Indiana State Police Trooper Luis Alvarez stopped a vehicle for a moving violation on the Indiana Toll Road near the 94 mile marker westbound, just east of the Elkhart Exit. The stop was made just before 2 a.m. Friday morning.

While Alvarez was speaking to the driver, Matthew Luger, age 23 of Granger (Indiana), Alvarez discovered a small glass jar containing suspected marijuana.

A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed nearly three and a half pounds of suspected marijuana in several clear plastic bags as well as paraphernalia.

Luger was arrested and taken to the Elkhart County Jail for preliminary charges of Dealing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.