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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests, search warrants

At approximately 8 p.m. on July 30, an officer from the LaGrange Police Department made a traffic stop on a 2003 Mitsubishi that ended in the 400 block of Poplar Street in LaGrange.

    According to the police report, the driver, Timothy Criswell, 32, of Maple Street and a passenger in the vehicle, Tisha Knotts, 22, also of Maple Street, were arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a legend drug, and dealing methamphetamine.

    The stop lead to search warrants for a residence in the 400 block of Poplar Street and the 700 block of Maple Street. During the execution of the warrant on Poplar Street, James Vallancourt was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.