Two arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A traffic stop early Monday morning in Seymour led to the arrest of two men on drug-related charges, police report.

The arrests of Vincent Clay Miller, 30, of Austin and Andrew Logan Coleman, 31, of Beech Grove occurred after Cpl. Adam Surface with the Seymour Police Department stopped a vehicle at 1:35 a.m. in the area of East Tipton Street and Interstate 65 for multiple infractions.

Believing the occupants of the vehicle to be involved in drug activity, Surface and his K-9, Ace, completed an exterior sweep of the vehicle. Ace presented a positive indication on the vehicle, and a search was completed.

The subsequent search revealed the vehicle to contain a substantial amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and Miller and Coleman were arrested, Surface said.

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Miller faces preliminary charges of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia and driving while suspended with a prior unrelated conviction.

Coleman faces preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.

Both men were taken to the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown, where they are being held without bond pending their initial hearings.

Surface was assisted by officers Jeremy Soliday and and Jake Florine.