Local Man Found Passed Out On Grocery Store Bench Now Faces Several Charges



Huntingburg (NNDC) – A Huntingburg man is now facing several charges including a felony count of possessing methamphetamine after he was found passed out and slumped over a bench at the Hometown IGA store early Saturday morning.

Arrested was was 33-year old Lance Camplin.

Huntingburg police say an HPD officer tried waking Camplin several times by shouting his name and shaking him.

HPD says an open bill bottle was found on the bench.

A small plastic bag with what police describe was a white crystal substance was found in the palm of Camplin’s hand. HPD says the substance later field tested postitive for methamphetamine.

Police say Camplin appeared confused when he finally woke up; he was advised several times to stand up and place his hands behind his back.

HPD says while officers were handcuffing Camplin, several small red pills fell to the ground and a marijuana smoking pipe was found in Camplin’s pocket during a ‘pat-down.’

HPD says officers also found Camplin with a small jewelry box.  HPD says it was later learned that the several rings found inside the box were stolen.

Camplin was charged with a preliminary Level 6 felony count of Possession of Methamphetamine, along with misdemeanor counts of Illegal possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia and Theft.

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