Terre Haute Woman Faces Multiple Drug Charges After Traffic Stop In Vermillion County

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind – A Terre Haute woman was arrested in Vermillion County Sunday after a traffic stop on SR63.

40-year-old Sarah Lawson was found to have a suspended Indiana Driver’s License with prior suspensions within 10 years.

K-9 Zeus alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle and a search found a loaded syringe with suspected methamphetamine along with a small bag of suspected marijuana.

Lawson failed field sobriety tests on scene and refused any chemical tests but those were taken later after a search warrant was issued.

Lawson was booked into the Vermillion County Jail on the following charges:

  1. Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of Schedule I, II, III,or IV Controlled Substance
  2. Possession of Methamphetamine
  3. Unlawful Possession of a Syringe
  4. Possession of Marijuana
  5. Possession of Paraphernalia
  6. Driving While Suspended (Prior)

Lawson is currently being held in the Vermillion County Jail on $10,000.00 bond (10% allowed).