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Jasper Police arrest Pike Co. man on drug charges

A Pike County man was arrested in Jasper on Wednesday on drug charges.

The Jasper Police Department says officers were called to a parking lot on 25th St. around 4:45 p.m. for an unresponsive man slumped over in a vehicle. Officers identified the man as 26-year-old Jeremy Pride of Petersburg.

Paramedics arrived to the scene, but police say Pride refused medical treatment.

Upon further investigation, officers say they found a container of methamphetamine, two glass smoking pipes, and four pills inside the vehicle.

Pride was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a Schedule IV substance, and possession of paraphernalia. He is lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.

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(This story was originally published on April 25, 2018)  


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