Police make drug arrest after man fell asleep at gas pump

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BATTLEGROUND, Ind. (WTHR) - Tippecanoe County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Battleground man they found sleeping in a car at a gas station.

Justin A. Tyson was asleep in the car parked at the Speedway station at 5829 State Road 43 North just before 2 a.m.

Deputies seized 8.5 grams of fentanyl, 1.1 gram of methamphetamine and a large amount of narcotics.

Several firearms were also seized.

Tyson was not found to be driving under the influence, according a statement from TCSO, but he was arrested on the drug and gun charges.

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