meth

Indiana State Police

Indiana State Police say two people were arrested after a pursuit on the Toll Road in Elkhart County early Thursday morning. Police say the Merecedes involved was stolen out of St. Joseph County. During the pursuit, police say suspected drugs were being thrown out of the vehicle. A bag of suspected meth was found inside a baby seat according to police.

A South Bend woman and a Michigan City man were taken into custody. 

Read more below in the release from Indiana State Police. 

Indiana Officials Call Meth Emerging Drug Crisis

Aug 9, 2019
Justin Hicks/WVPE

Meth – this is the drug the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse says needs more attention.

The commission met Thursday to discuss the emerging drug, in a shift that comes after years of statewide focus on the opioid epidemic. A recent preliminary Centers for Disease Control report shows promising signs that the opioid epidemic may be slowing.

MSP expanding effort to catch "drugged drivers"

Feb 28, 2019

(MICHIGAN) - The Michigan State Police plan to expand a program that field tests impaired drivers for drug usage. The pilot program started in late 2017 in five counties including Berrien County.