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Man arrested on synthetic pot charges at sobriety checkpoint

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Derrick Meredith, 27. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail) Derrick Meredith, 27. (Source: Vanderburgh County Jail)

An Evansville man is in jail charged with dealing synthetic marijuana.

Sheriff's deputies say 27-year-old Derrick Meredith was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over a sobriety checkpoint overnight.

Deputies say Meredith tried to conceal some plastic bags under his seat.

Authorities say the bags contained ten smaller bags with synthetic marijuana inside.

He's in the Vanderburgh County Jail charged with dealing synthetic marijuana.

Sheriff's deputies say 78 drivers passed through the checkpoint at 1st Ave and Lohoff.

Meredith was the only person arrested. 

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