Darke County Sheriff’s Office investigate marijuana, drug paraphernalia seizure


GREENVILLE—On Feb. 21, at approximately 12:36 a.m. Darke County Deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Arcanum-Bears Mill Road and State Route 49 after observing a speeding violation.

Upon making contact with the driver, Madeline Fitzgerald, 32, of Greenville, the Deputy noticed marijuana roaches inside the vehicle. Through the investigation, Fitzgerald handed the deputy a bag of marijuana. Fitzgerald was asked to exit the vehicle where a short altercation ensued. A search of the vehicle was conducted where suspected crack-cocaine was located. More marijuana and various other drug paraphernalia items were also located. Ms. Fitzgerald was subsequently placed under arrest for assault on a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance.

This traffic stop remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office.