ISP arrest Knox man for dealing in a controlled substance

STARKE COUNTY — On Monday, a Knox man was arrested for dealing a controlled substance following a traffic stop in Starke County.

Around 10 a.m. CST, on July 27, Trooper Korinne Reinke stopped a maroon 2015 GMC pickup truck for a moving violation as it travelled westbound on CR 200 South near the intersection with CR 500 East. During the course of the traffic stop it was discovered that the driver of the GMC, Michael Minix, 46 of Knox, had an active warrant out of Marshall County for Dealing a Controlled Substance. Minix is also alleged to have been in possession of 30 tubes marked “Testim” and 30 tubes marked “Testosterone Gel 1%” as well as a large amount of United States Currency. These substances are considered schedule III controlled substances.

Minix was arrested on a preliminary charge of Dealing in a Controlled Substance as well as for the active warrant. Minix was taken to the Marshall County Jail.

The Indiana State Police was assisted by the Marshall County Drug Task Force.

Readers are reminded that all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.