Drugs and paraphernalia confiscated in St. Joseph County home search

Indiana State Police confiscate methamphetamines, a handgun, and other drug paraphernalia when a traffic stop leads to a search warrant.

The State Police initially pulled over the driver near Lapaz on Wednesday. With the help of the Plymouth Police Department K-9, authorities located drugs, paraphernalia, and a handgun in the vehicle. Latisha Weaver/Nies-Scott was arrested on the scene, but a search warrant was obtained for her home in St. Joseph County.

Inside the house Police found another handgun, further drugs, and additional paraphernalia. Christopher Cavender of Rochester, who was also inside, was arrested for possession of methamphetamines. The St. Joseph County Child Protective Service was called to take custody of a child also in the St. Joseph County home.