Pulaski County K9 Aids in Arrest


The Pulaski County K9 was instrumental in the arrest of two people during a traffic stop on Friday.

A witness told police that a vehicle was driving erratically in the Medaryville area. The responding officer saw the vehicle after 4 p.m. ET on U.S. 421 near the West Central School. The officer saw the vehicle as a traffic hazard and conducted a traffic stop.

According to police, probable cause was found to have K9 Gil come to the scene to check the vehicle for illegal narcotics. K9 Gil indicated the presence of narcotics and officers reportedly found a white powdery substance in the driver’s side door. Police say it field-tested positive as methamphetamine.

Lenard Gentry, 51, of Francesville and Amber Justice, 25, of Francesville were arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and maintaining a common nuisance.