Monroe City man facing charges


State Police arrest a Monroe City man for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

A State Police Trooper arrested 34-year old Joshua Rickard early Sunday morning after a traffic stop on Hart Street in Vincennes.
Police say Rickard was stopped for speeding.
As the trooper approached Rickard’s vehicle a s strong odor of alcohol was detected.
A search of the truck revealed small amounts of marijuana, meth and drug paraphernalia.
Police say further investigation revealed Rickard was under the influence of meth, marijuana and alcohol. His blood alcohol content was .15%.
Rickard was arrested and booked into the Knox County Jail.
He was released early Monday morning after posting bond.