North Vernon woman arrested on drug charges

North Vernon Police arrested a city resident on drug charges early Thursday morning.

A department spokesperson says that at approximately 4:30 a.m., a vehicle was pulled over for a traffic stop in the area of North State Road 3 and Madison Avenue. Twenty-year-old Sherri Gardner was inside. As officers were talking with Gardner, they allege that a K-9 alerted them to narcotics inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up approximately one-half gram of crystal methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Police say that Gardner was arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor. She was booked in the Jennings County Jail.