SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was recently arrested after officers discovered an abnormally parked vehicle and found drugs.
Kegan Charles Young, 31, 203 S. Front St., Syracuse, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 4 felony; possession of a narcotic drug, a level 6 felony; possession of a controlled substance, driving while suspended and possession of marijuana, all class A misdemeanors; and possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor.
On Feb. 1, an officer with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling in Syracuse when he saw a vehicle parked abnormally. The officer also noticed that the registration displayed on the vehicle was expired.
According to court documents, the officer approached the vehicle’s driver, identified as Young who admitted that he did not have a driver’s license and that the registration documentation he provided to the officer was expired.
Young was taken into custody for driving while suspended prior. During the arrest, a glass pipe with white residue was found in Young’s possession. Young told the officer that he had methamphetamine in his vehicle.
Inside the vehicle, police found a backpack containing several controlled substances, more than an ounce of marijuana, a small plastic bag containing 1.7 grams of heroin, a black electronic scale and a container with a crystal rock inside it. Officers also found three baggie corners with a white powdery substance on the floor of the vehicle.
The crystal rock and three baggie corners all tested positive for methamphetamine and weighed 13.6 grams.
Young was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on Feb. 1, with a $25,250 surety and cash bond.