Couple from Missouri Arrested in Jasper

Jasper- Two people from Missouri are spending time in the Dubois County Security Center.

On Tuesday, officers with the Jasper Police Department responded to an anonymous complaint of two people doing drugs in the Jasper Walmart Parking lot.

Officers from Jasper PD, Indiana State Police and Dubois County Sheriff’s office arrived and a K-9 was used to search the vehicle. That K-9 would positively alert to the presence of narcotics. A search of the interior revealed methamphetamine, a syringe, and drug paraphilia.

The vehicle owners, Jason Hancock and Angela Britain, were found in the Arby’s parking lot across North Newton Street. Officers located methamphetamine and a syringe in the parking lot.

Both Hancock and Britain were arrested and taken to the Dubois County Security Center.

Hancock faces charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Obstruction of Justice, False Identity Statement.

Britain is facing charges of False Informing, Visiting a Common Nuisance

**Charges are mere allegations. Defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, by a jury of their peers**