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Gibson County Sheriff
Sunday January 26th, 2020 :: 09:53 a.m. CST


Traffic stop leads to arrest of two on drug charges.

On January 24, 2020, at 7:50 p.m. Deputy Garrett Tuley conducted a traffic stop on a White Ford Ranger for an improper turn near the intersection of Seminary and Monroe Street in Princeton. Upon approaching the vehicle Deputy Tuley identified the driver as 27-year-old Matthew Webber of Francisco and a passenger in the vehicle at 29-year-old Carol Hedden of Owensville. During a roadside investigation Deputy Tuley was notified that Ms. Hedden had an active warrant through Vanderburgh County. At that point Deputy Tuley placed Ms. Hedden into custody and placed her in his car. As the investigation proceeded illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. At the conclusion of his investigation Deputy Tuley placed Mr. Webber into custody and transported him and Ms. Hedden to the Gibson County Jail. Upon arriving at the Gibson County Jail Ms. Hedden and Mr. Webber were both charged with Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of Methamphetamines. They both remain in custody, Mr. Webber has a $750 bond, and Ms. Hedden has a $750 bond as well as a hold through Vanderburgh County for an outstanding warrant.

Assisting Deputy Tuley in his investigation was Princeton Officer Matthew Perry and Chelsea Jones.

All Criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Gibson County Sheriff
112 E Emerson St
Princeton, IN 47670

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Non-emergencies: 812-385-3496

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