Seymour man arrested on drug-related charges

A 25-year-old Seymour man faces preliminary felony drug charges after a traffic stop Friday on the city’s east side.

Joshua James Brickson was booked into the Jackson County Jail at 12:56 a.m. Friday on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and disorderly conduct, according to a police report.

Brickson was arrested during a traffic stop conducted by Seymour officer Benjamin Miller near Tipton Street and Burkart Boulevard.

Speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, Miller said he believed them to be involved in drug activity. Further investigation led to the discovery of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and Brickson’s arrest, Miller said.

Brickson was being held without bond Friday at the jail in Brownstown.

Seymour officer Jim Handley assisted in the investigation.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.