DECATUR, Ind. (WFFT) — A Fort Wayne man is behind bars after being pulled over for a registration violation after police say he acted suspiciously and later found a large supply of drugs in his car last week.
Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, Indiana State Police say they pulled over a red KIA car for a "simple registration violation" on U.S. Highway 27 just north of Decatur.
Troopers say the quickly noticed the nervous behavior and "impaired physical mannerisms", by the driver, identified as 28-year-old Joshua Michael Wolf of Fort Wayne.
ISP says this led them to suspect Wolf might have been doing something illegal.
Investigators say as the traffic stop continued, they established probable cause to search Wolf’s car.
ISP says additional officers arrived at the scene to help with the search of the car.
Investigators say during the search they found a large supply of drugs and drug-related paraphernalia.
This includes bags of suspected Methamphetamine, Heroin, Fentanyl, numerous prescription pills, several hypodermic syringes and a crack pipe.
Police say they also discovered that Wolf had an active arrest warrant for Criminal Conversion through the Allen County Superior Court.
Wolf was placed under arrest and taken to the Adams County Jail where he was booked on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges.
Wolf was arrested on the following preliminary charges:
- Dealing Methamphetamine 1-5 grams, Level 4 Felony
- Possession of a Syringe, Level 6 Felony
- Possession of a Legend Drug (3 counts), Level 6 Felonies
- Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (heroin), Level 6 Felony
- Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (fentanyl), Level 6 Felony
- Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 6 Felony
- Driving While Suspended Prior, Class A Misdemeanor
- Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Class C Misdemeanor
- Possession of Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor
- Allen County Arrest Warrant