KOSCIUSKO — A local man was arrested after an officer made a traffic stop and found items used for dealing methamphetamine.
Brent Steven Sherow, 28, 515 Prairie Drive, Syracuse; also showing an address of 1 EMS B61A Lane 5, Warsaw; is being charged with dealing in methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; driving while suspended, a class A misdemeanor; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On July 9, an officer with the Indiana State Police saw a vehicle driven by Sherow and knew that Sherow’s driver’s license had been suspended. The officer pulled the vehicle over and had Sherow empty his pockets.
According to court documents, the officer found a pill container containing methamphetamine on Sherow’s car keys. The methamphetamine weighed approximately four grams. Sherow also told the officer he had a methamphetamine pipe in his pocket. The officer also found a plastic bag containing a brown waxy substance that tested positive for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
Several plastic bags used to package illegal drugs and a digital scale were also found in the vehicle. Sherow has two active criminal cases for dealing in methamphetamine and an active case for possession of methamphetamine.
He was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on July 9, with a $10,250 surety and cash bond.