Two arrested in traffic stop outside park

North Vernon police are reporting that two city residents were arrested Friday on drug charges after a traffic stop outside of Muscatatuck County Park. An officer stopped a car leaving the park after hours for having an invalid vehicle registration.

Kimlynn D. Patton
Kimlynn D. Patton

A passenger allegedly gave the officer a fake ID, but was identified as 37-year-old Kimlynn D. Patton of North Vernon who was wanted on a warrant. As he was being arrested, officers allegedly discovered a syringe.

The driver, 26-year-old Katrina M. Roush, was allegedly found to be carrying 7 and a half grams of methamphetamine, three grams of marijuana and half a gram of cocaine, along with packaging materials and digital scales.

Katrina M. Roush

Roush is facing charges of dealing in meth and controlled substances as well as charges for possession of meth, controlled substances, paraphernalia and marijuana. Patton is being accused of possession of a syringe, false informing and the original warrant for a probation revocation.