Traffic stop in Union Twp. leads to felony drug charges

2013-03-04T15:12:00Z 2013-03-04T18:53:07Z Traffic stop in Union Twp. leads to felony drug chargesTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 04, 2013 3:12 pm  • 

VALPARAISO | A 26-year-old Valparaiso woman faces cocaine and drunk driving charges following a traffic stop at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at 334 W. U.S. 30 in Union Township.

Justine Maresca, of 554 W. U.S. 30, was charged by Porter County Sheriff's Department with Class A felony dealing cocaine, D felony possession of cocaine, and several misdemeanor counts of drunk driving.

Police said they found seven clear plastic bags containing cocaine and $611 in Maresca's purse.

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