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Man admits to using syringe for drugs during routine traffic stop

Dakota J. Candler. (Source: Gibson County Sheriff's Office) Dakota J. Candler. (Source: Gibson County Sheriff's Office)
GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

A Princeton man was arrested Friday during a routine traffic stop after deputies say that he admitted to using a needle to ingest illegal drugs.  

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office says a deputies stopped 22-year-old Dakota J. Candler after watching him make an unsafe lane movement on Broadway and Richland Creek Drive in Princeton. 

Deputies say during a roadside investigation, a hypodermic needle was found in the vehicle. They say Candler admitted that needle was his, and he had recently used it to ingest illegal drugs. 

Candler was placed into custody and transported to the Gibson County Jail where he was charged with Unlawful possession of a syringe. Deputies say he remains in custody on a $750 bond.  

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