Vanderburgh County – Friday night at approximately 7:11, Trooper Brent Gramig stopped Bruce Hammond, 23, of Evansville, for driving 62 in a 45 mph zone on US 41 near St. George Road. When Gramig approached the vehicle he detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. A search produced a marijuana cigarette and a small bag of marijuana. Further investigation revealed Hammond was impaired. He was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.
Arrested and Charges:
- Bruce D. Hammond, 23, 3400 Oak Terrace, Evansville, IN
- Driving Under the Influence (Marijuana), Class A Misdemeanor
- Possession of Marijuana, Class C Misdemeanor
Arresting Officer: Trooper Brent Gramig, Indiana State Police