WARSAW — A Warsaw man is facing charges after methamphetamine was found while he was being arrested on a warrant.
Shane Dale Cox, 40, 218 Argonne Road, Warsaw, has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a syringe, both level 6 felonies.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department identified Cox as the driver of a vehicle while Cox had an active warrant for his arrest.
The officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested Cox on the warrant. The affidavit states that officers searched Cox and found a cut straw in his pant pocket that contained a white residue that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Officers also found a bungee cord, an item frequently used as a tourniquet.
In Cox’s vehicle officers found two syringes, a plastic utensil, a cut piece of plastic and a clear plastic bag containing a crystal like substance. All of the items tested positive for meth.
The affidavit states that Cox admitted the meth and syringes belonged to him.