Salem man arrested on drug charges

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Indiana State Police

 On Friday evening, February 1, 2019, Indiana State Troopers Kyle Taylor and Tyler Matthew were conducting traffic patrol in Washington and Scott Counties.  At approximately 11:30 pm, Trooper Taylor observed a black Chevrolet Silverado truck with no light illuminating its license plate on State Road 56 near I-65 in Scottsburg.  Trooper Taylor then ran the vehicles' license plate and found that the plate returned to a different vehicle, prompting Trooper Taylor to conduct a traffic stop. 

The driver, and sole occupant, of the vehicle, was identified as Shane Ooley, 48, of Salem, Indiana.  Shane Ooley was found to be wanted out of Clark County, Indiana for prior drug charges and upon further investigation was found to be in possession of nearly 3 ounces of methamphetamine as well as prescription pills. 

Shane Ooley was arrested on the Clark County warrant and also the additional charges of Dealing in Methamphetamine - Level 2 Felony, Possession of Methamphetamine - Level 3 Felony, Possession of a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance - Level 6 Felony, Possession of a Legend Drug - Level 6 Felony, Maintaining a Common Nuisance - Level 6 Felony, and Possession of Paraphernalia - Level A Misdemeanor.    

Shane Ooley was transported and remanded into the custody of the Scott County Jail.  

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