Newburgh man arrested for DUI and possession of heroin


A Newburgh man was arrested for possession of heroin last week after an Evansville traffic stop.

Neil Summers, 37, of Newburgh, was arrested by the Indiana State Police after a trooper pulled him over on Fares Avenue near Delaware Street for having an expires registration. According to a release from the ISP, Summers seemed to exhibit signs of imparement and a K-9 unit was brought to assist.

According to the release, a search of the vehicle was conducted and officers found heroin, a syringe, paraphernalia and Xanax. The release states Summers failed field sobriety tests and submitted to a chemical test.

Summers was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail and is being held without bond. Summers was charged with possession of herion, a Level 6 felony; possession of a syringe, a Level 6 felony; driving while intoxicated with a prior conviction, a Level 6 felony; possession of a Schedule I, II, III or IV drug, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor.

A passenger, Kelli Rogers, 36, of Evansville, was also arrested for an outstanding failure to appear misdemeanor warrant.

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