Wabash County Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

At approximately 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, a traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Doug Weaver led to the arrest of Joshua Cobb, 20, Fort Wayne.

Trooper Weaver initiated a traffic stop on a 2012 Chevrolet passenger car for allegedly exceeding the posted speed limit on U.S. 24 near Wabash County 700 West. While Trooper Weaver was speaking with the driver, identified as Cobb, he smelled the distinct odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During a subsequent search of the car, Trooper Weaver purportedly found a clear bag containing 286 Xanax pills (approximately 90 grams) hidden behind a spare tire in the car’s trunk.

Cobb was incarcerated in the Wabash County Jail to face criminal charges for possession of a controlled substance and dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance.