Argos Man Arrested for Possession of Precursors with Prior Conviction


Marshall County police arrested an Argos man with a prior history of dealing methamphetamine on Saturday following a traffic stop on U.S. 31 near the intersection of 12th Road. According to the report, at approximately 12:54 a.m., an officer with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and, during the course of the stop, K9 unit Arras was walked around the outside of the vehicle and indicated the presence of narcotics.

A consequent search reportedly turned up paraphernalia items including pseudoephedrine pills, and according to state law, anyone with certain charges related to methamphetamine within the last seven years is prohibited from possessing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine. A background check on Stephen Hensley, the driver of the vehicle, turned up a prior conviction of Dealing Methamphetamine from 2009.

Hensley was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail for Possession of Precursors by a Methamphetamine Offender as well as Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia. His bond was set at $1500.