Traffic stop leads to drug-related charges

Listed left to right, Sherri Bucher and Amanda McLaughlin (Photos Provided/Tippecanoe County Jail)
Listed left to right, Sherri Bucher and Amanda McLaughlin (Photos Provided/Tippecanoe County Jail)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A traffic stop leads to drug-related charges for two Lafayette women.

Prosecutors said officers stopped Sherri Bucher, 50, and Amanda McLaughlin, 30, both of Lafayette on Morton Street Monday.

They said McLaughlin was taken into custody on warrants. Officers found on her person Adderall, Promethazine, a syringe and two pipes. Prosecutors say police found a substance that tested positive for methamphetamine in the car.

They said Bucher was placed in a squad car. Police then found four Adderall pills where she was sitting and what looked to be a crushed pill on the floorboard.

Bucher faces controlled substance and meth possession charges as well as maintaining a common nuisance and habitual substance offender charges.

McLaughlin faces possession of a controlled substance, syringe, legend drug and paraphernalia charges.

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