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Early Tuesday Morning, February 6th, Trooper Andrew Recker attempted to stop a vehicle with a non-functioning taillight. Trooper Recker located the vehicle at a rest stop and requested assistance from other officers. Troopers spoke to the driver, John Mooney, and the passenger, Rita Delong. After a probable cause search, troopers located approximately one pound of suspected methamphetamine, heroin, a stolen firearm, and a syringe. Mooney also showed visible signs of impairment. Mooney and Delong were both transported to the Spencer County jail where they are both being held on bond.

 Arrested and Charges-

  • John D. Mooney, 37, Louisville, KY

Dealing Methamphetamine with a Firearm – Level 2 Felony

Possession of Methamphetamine with a Firearm – Level 3 Felony

Possession of Stolen Property – Level 6 Felony

Possession of a Syringe – Level 6 Felony

Possession of Meth – Level 6 Felony

Obstruction – Level 6 Felony

OVWI – Class A Misdemeanor

Warrant – Vanderburgh County

 Rita J. Delong, 33, Louisville, KY

Dealing Methamphetamine with a Firearm – Level 2 Felony

Possession of Methamphetamine with a Firearm – Level 3 Felony

Possession of Heroin – Level 5 Felony

Possession of Stolen Property – Level 6 Felony

Possession of a Syringe – Level 6 Felony

Possession of Meth – Level 6 Felony

Obstruction – Level 6 Felony

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