Indiana State Police arrested two Bloomington residents on drug dealing charges Sunday night during a traffic stop on State Road 60 in Lawrence County.
The investigation began when Bloomington Police Department narcotics detectives received information that 34-year-old Dustin Dalton of Bloomington was involved with dealing methamphetamine in Monroe and surrounding counties.
The investigation revealed that Dalton was allegedly on his way to Monroe County with a large amount of methamphetamine.
After his car was pulled over in Lawrence County, police searched the vehicle and found about 88 grams of methamphetamine, less than 5 grams of Fentanyl and an AR-15 rifle.
Dalton and a passenger, 29-year-old Spring Delano of Bloomington, were arrested for Dealing Methamphetamine Over 10 Grams, Possession of Methamphetamine Over 28 Grams, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug with a Firearm, Possession of a Narcotic Drug with a Firearm, and Neglect of a Dependent.